4 edition of Son of the great American novel. found in the catalog.
Son of the great American novel.
|LC Classifications||PZ4.F918 So, PS3556.R58 So|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||241|
|LC Control Number||75143396|
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With its vast scope—stretching from pre-Civil War cowboys to post-9/11 immigrants—The Son makes a viable claim to be a Great American Novel of the sort John Dos Passos and Frank Norris once produced.
Here is the tale of the United States written in blood across the Texas plains, a year cycle of theft and murder that shreds any golden Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fritzhand, James.
Son of the great American novel. New York, G. Braziller  (OCoLC) Harrowing, panoramic, and deeply evocative, The Son is a fully realized masterwork in the greatest tradition of the American canon-an unforgettable novel that combines the narrative prowess of Larry McMurtry with the knife edge sharpness Son of the great American novel.
book Cormac McCarthy/5(K). An overwhelming majority of the great books I have read and loved most in my life so far, are American novels (disclosure: I'm Australian). And my all-time favourite authors (a Top 10 or Top 20)will be replete with American novelists, too.
The Dream of the Great American Novel ultimately affirms the importance of literature to a nation’s sense of itself.” ― Sarah Graham, Times Literary Supplement “An astonishing feat of erudition, The Dream of the Great American Novel takes in all of American literature, much of modern European literature, and sizeable swaths of world Cited by: Published inAbsalom, Absalom.
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A collection of 25 Great American Novels: The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Main Street, The Jungle, The Secret Garden, The Red Badge of Courage, The Call of the Wild, and more. Mark Twain, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Kate Chopin, Willa Cather, Sinclair Lewis, Frances Hodges Burnett, Sherwood Anderson, Jack London, Stephen Crane.
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