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I loved this book! Talk about a sleeper. I had read a couple of Sinclair Lewis' more famous books years ago and had no plans to read him again. Byron bought the book in a used book store many years ago and it moved with us every time we moved. Last year, Byron read it and said it was great and very funny. Written in 1938 the language is dated. However the themes are universal.
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...moreMore about Sinclair Lewis...