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John Dos Passos: A Twentieth-Century Odyssey
This is a sound, very full, altogether welcome biography of one of the strangest careers in American letters. -- Alfred Kazin, The New York Times Book Review "Ludington's fine, sweeping study . . . shows in full color Dos Passos the paradox, the self-contradiction, the eccentric of such proportions that the mere facts of his life would make arresting reading even if he had ...more
Paperback, 608 pages
Published February 15th 1998 by Da Capo Press
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Townsend Ludington has illustrated the early 20th century of America through the life of John Dos Passos. Passos is shown as a a good artist and a standard writer. The author has taken painstaking efforts in collecting various information and given unbiased view of America and Passos in the book. A worth reading huge book.