In this classic satire of small-town America, beautiful young Carol Kennicott comes to Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, with dreams of transforming the provincial old town into a place of beauty and culture. But she runs into a wall of bigotry, hypocrisy and complacency. The first popular bestseller to attack conventional ideas about marriage, gender roles, and small town life, Main Street established Lewis as a major American novelist.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jerry-book - LibraryThing
Makes me think of the lyric: Well I was born in a small town And I can breathe in a small town Gonna die in this small town And that's probably where they'll bury me Read full review
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I am so glad I listened to the audiobook as read by Lloyd James and didn't attempt to read a print copy. I think reading it would have been the perfect cure if I was suffering from insomnia. The story ... Read full review