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Go East, Young Man: Sinclair Lewis On Class in America

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A brand-new collection of Sinclair Lewis's prolific body of short fiction, focusing on the author's primary concerns: the issue of class, work and money in America.
Paperback, 400 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Signet
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Jeffrey Falk
Jul 25, 2014 Jeffrey Falk rated it really liked it
This is a fascinating and welcome journalistic window into America (and the world) eight to ten decades ago. It was a delight to revisit Zenith (in Lewis's unpublished introduction to "Babbitt" as well as the titular short story), and the final story ("Ring Around a Rosy") almost made me laugh and think with equal intensity.
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Nov 21, 2012 Peter rated it really liked it
Fine collection of Lewis' stories, full of his usual satirical humor and social insight.
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Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930 "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters." His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American capitalism and materialism between the wars. He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women. H.L. Mencken wrote of him, "[If] the ...more
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