American Classics

Classics with a setting in America. May also be called 'Great American Novels.'

Please also reference Classics and Classic Literature.
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The Great Gatsby
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Catcher in the Rye
Of Mice and Men
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Grapes of Wrath
The Scarlet Letter
Little Women
East of Eden
The Old Man and the Sea
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Fahrenheit 451
A Farewell to Arms
Moby-Dick or, the Whale
Gone with the Wind

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I came trusting them. They beat me with rods of dullness. They don't know, they don't understand how agonizing their complacent dullness is. Like ants and August sun on a wound." - Carol Kennicott ...more
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Smedley D. Butler
Victory or defeat will be determined by the skill and ingenuity of our scientists. If we put them to work making poison gas and more and more fiendish mechanical and explosive instruments of destruction, they will have no time for the constructive job of creating greater prosperity for all peoples.
Smedley D. Butler, War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier

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