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An American Tragedy (Signet Classics)

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Novels 1920 - 1929 (25 items)
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Published 9 years, 5 months ago 1 comment

Description: Amazon.com Review Theodore Dreiser set out to create an epic character and, in the form of Clyde Griffiths in An American Tragedy, he succeeded. Griffiths is just a Midwest kid, the son of a preacher in Kansas City, who tastes a little sophistication and then hits the road seeking pleasure and success. He has his moments, conducting more than one romantic affair, until that ill-advised pursuit ensnares him. Then he reads about an "accident" of a young woman and ponders a dastardly deed ... Dreiser spins these scenes with the eye of a master in control of his form. An American Tragedy stands as an American masterpiece. ... (more)
Manufacturer: Signet
Release date: 3 August 2010
ISBN-10 : 0451531558 | ISBN-13: 9780451531551
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isserley rated this 9/10 7 years, 9 months ago
isserley added this to a list 7 years, 10 months ago
Novels 1920 - 1929 (25 books items)