A Journey Through Literary America

Which are your favorite books from the 26 great American authors featured in A JOURNEY THROUGH LITERARY AMERICA?

Sherwood Anderson • Raymond Carver • Willa Cather • James Fenimore Cooper • Rita Dove • Ralph Waldo Emerson • William Faulkner • Richard Ford • Robert Frost • Nathaniel Hawthorne • Ernest Hemingway • Langston Hughes • Washington Irving • Robinson Jeffers • Sinclair Lewis • Herman Melville • Henry Miller • Toni Morrison • Flannery O Connor • E. Annie Proulx • Philip Roth • Wallace Stegner • John Steinbeck • Henry David Thoreau • John Updike • Thomas Wolfe
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145 books · 276 voters · list created December 7th, 2009 by Tamra Dempsey (votes) .
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message 1: by Booklovinglady (last edited Jul 10, 2018 06:55AM) (new)

Booklovinglady I've removed NICU II and Victoria's Incestuous Romance, Exotic Neurotic, Angelica and Francesca and The Cadaver Factory, which are all books by Kenneth Jarrett Singleton. They turn up on a lot of lists where they don't belong, so STOP SPAMMING!!!


message 3: by Rebekah (new)

Rebekah What happened to Mark Twain? He’s the best!


~☆~Autumn♥♥☔ Wells Rebekah wrote: "What happened to Mark Twain? He’s the best!"

I agree! and why is Heart of Darkness on here?


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