An American Tragedy

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World Publishing Company, 1948 - Capital punishment - 874 pages
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Psychological and social study of an American youth, in Kansas City, Missouri, whose neglected education, poverty and weakness of character make him a criminal. For other editions, see Author Catalog.

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User Review  - Duffy Pratt - Goodreads

This is probably the longest really bad book that I've ever read. I gave up several times, and really can't say why I came back and ultimately persevered through it. I first gave up after this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marvin - Goodreads

An American Tragedy is one of the short-listers in the never-ending competition for the honor of Great American Novel. Yes, I know some say Moby Dick has it wrapped up but I just can't identify with ... Read full review

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