The Making of Americans, Being a History of a Family's Progress

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Disruptive Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Fiction - 750 pages
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Stein's monster of a novel, which was initially serialized by Hemingway and Ford Madox Ford in the Transatlantic Review. Although Stein does not follow convention, the plot portrays three generations of an American family. An abridged edition was released in 1934, but this is a facsimile of the original text published in Paris in 1925 by Robert McAlmon's Contact Editions.

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User Review  - Henry Cesari - Goodreads

I understand Stein's message: words cannot, not have meaning... but not much else. Like modern art I respect her originality in creating a functionless piece of art for shock value but have little use for her writing. Read full review

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User Review  - Aidan Watson-Morris - Goodreads

so when's someone gonna do the all-caps 'this novel is about a family they do things many times' review because that is too much responsibility for me Read full review

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