Books: Snob's Folly

ANY GOD WILL DO by Richard Condon. 31 1 pages. Random House. $5.95.

Though Francis Vollmer religiously repeats "I am a banker" 50 times every day, he only begins to get rapid promotions after the bank president has exposed himself on two separate occasions before Francis' wife. When the bank president commits suicide, Francis is so close to the top that he can hush up the scandal with his left hand while his right hand is slipping $450,000 in crisp bills into manila envelopes destined for a Swiss numbered account.

But banking and money do...

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