An American Tragedy by Theodore DreiserAn American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser

An American Tragedy

byTheodore DreiserIntroduction byRichard LingemanAfterword byMargaret E. Mitchell

Mass Market Paperback | August 3, 2010

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An American Masterpiece

Clyde Griffiths finds his social-climbing aspirations and love for a rich and beautiful debutante threatened when his lower-class pregnant girlfriend gives him an ultimatum.
Theodore Dreiser was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, on August 27, 1871. After a poor and difficult childhood, Dreiser broke into newspaper work in Chicago in 1892. A successful career as a magazine writer in New York during the late 1890s was followed by his first novel, Sister Carrie (1900). When this work made little impact, Dreise...
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Title:An American TragedyFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:896 pages, 6.81 × 4.25 × 1.5 inPublished:August 3, 2010Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0451531558

ISBN - 13:9780451531551

Reviews

Rated 2 out of 5 by from didn't finish it had a hard time getting into this - I'll try again in the future
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So well told Astonished with Dreiser's obsessive level of details. Powerful examination of morality and failings of culture and individual. Long but absolutely worth reading.
Date published: 2017-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Still so good I read this book many, many years ago and recently revisited it. So good. So devastating.
Date published: 2017-02-17