An American Tragedy

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Signet Classic, 2000 - Fiction - 859 pages
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Based on an actual criminal case, "An American Tragedy" was the inspiration for the award-winning film "A Place in the Sun". This book, the only paperback edition of Dreiser's masterpiece, features an Introduction by Richard Lingeman, one of the foremost experts on Theodore Dreiser.

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AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A new edition of Dreiser's massive 1925 masterpiece, a thrillingly detailed social panorama onto which a vivid, sobering tale of ambition and murder and their consequences is painstakingly grafted ... Read full review

An American tragedy

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Dreiser's 1925 tragic novel gets the red carpet treatment from the Library of America. Based on a 1906 homicide, the story follows in lengthy detail the course of events that transforms protagonist ... Read full review

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