About this book
Set at the height of the McCarthy period, this is the story of a radio star, Iron Rinn, and how betrayal, cruelty and humiliation shattered his life. After finishing the war determined to make the world a better place, Rinn is instead denounced and blacklisted. "It is hard to imagine a better novel coming out of America this year" "Independent On Sunday".
Radio actor Iron Rinn is a roughneck blighted by a brutal personal secret from which he is perpetually in flight. An idealistic Communist turned popular performer, he marries America's reigning radio actress and silent movie star, Eve Frame. However, both his marriage and his life collapse.