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Houghton Mifflin, May 25, 2000 - Fiction - 380 pages
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With 1919, the second volume of his U.S.A. trilogy, John Dos Passos continues his "vigorous and sweeping panorama of twentieth-century America" (Forum), lauded on publication of the first volume not only for its scope, but also for its groundbreaking style. Again, employing a host of experimental devices that would inspire a whole new generation of writers to follow, Dos Passos captures the many textures, flavors, and background noises of modern life with a cinematic touch and unparalleled nerve.

1919 opens to find America and the world at war, and Dos Passos's characters, many of whom we met in the first volume, are thrown into the snarl. We follow the daughter of a Chicago minister, a wide-eyed Texas girl, a young poet, a radical Jew, and we glimpse Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Unknown Soldier.

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Review: 1919 (The USA Trilogy #2)

User Review  - James (JD) Dittes - Goodreads

There was once a war in a faraway land American soldiers were heroes and The Land of the Free claimed the victor's sword That king, tsar and kaiser lusted for. I understand that the Korean War owns ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

I'm not really interested in "reviewing" a classic novel but two things stand out for me: the closing chapter on the selection and internment of the Unknown Soldier, which sums up much of the cold ... Read full review

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Pretty Bubbles in the Air: America in 1919 - Questia Online Library
Pretty Bubbles in the Air: America in 1919. ... Any historian who takes on 1919 must confront the challenge of 1919, the powerful middle volume of John Dos ...
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JSTOR: Bad in the Teeth? Ruminations on 1919
RUMINATIONS ON 1919 Ronald Story William D. Miller. Pretty Bubbles in the Air: America in 1919. Urbana: Univer- sity of Illinois Press, 1991. xv + 232 pp. ...
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usa trilogy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The usa Trilogy is the major work of American writer John Dos Passos, comprising the novels The 42nd Parallel (1930), 1919, also known as Nineteen Nineteen ...
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Ionarts: À mon chevet: 1919
John Dos Passos, 1919 (1931), "The Camera Eye (28)," p. 6. Ah, vacation: spending time with the relatives, drinking Bell's with my brother, and reading. ...
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Red Scare
In 1919 Woodrow Wilson appointed A. Mitchell Palmer as his attorney general. Palmer had previously been associated with the progressive wing of the party ...
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1 tms memo by Maurice Wertheim of the Americna Persian Relief Commission for the Persian government regarding trade between the us and Persia (1919); ...
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John Dos Passos: Biography and Much More from Answers.com
Demobilized in 1919, he remained in Europe to finish two novels: One Man's ..... usa: The 42nd Parallel, 1919, The Big Money (Daniel Aaron and Townsend ...
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Books of The Times; Time's Turning Points, In This Era and Others ...
In ''1919: America's Loss of Innocence,'' Eliot Asinof takes an original path to illuminate some of the dark corners in the history of the United States. ...
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A propósito de John Dos Passos y de 1919
A propósito de John Dos Passos y de 1919. Jean Paul Sartre. Agosto de 1938. Una novela es un espejo: todo el mundo lo dice. ¿Pero qué es leer una novela? ...
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About the author (2000)

John Dos Passos (1896-1970), a member of the Lost Generation, was the author of more than forty works of fiction and nonfiction, including THREE SOLDIERS and MANHATTAN TRANSFER.