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An American tragedy, Theodore Dreiser

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An American tragedy, Theodore Dreiser
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Index
no index present
Literary Form
fiction
Main title
An American tragedy
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
50477177
Responsibility statement
Theodore Dreiser
Series statement
Library of America, 140
Summary
This novel tracks the process by which an ordinary young man is capable of committing a ruthless murder, and the further process by which social and political forces come into play after his arrest. In Clyde Griffiths, the impoverished, restless offspring of a family of street preachers, we see a portrait of a man whose circumstances and dreams of self-betterment conspire to pull him toward an act of unforgivable violence
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