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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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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Book Circle Reads 24 Rating: 3.5* of five The Book Description: On one level An American Tragedy is the story of the corruption and destruction of one man, Clyde Griffiths, who forfeits his life in ... Read full review

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