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An American tragedy

Author: Theodore Dreiser
Publisher: New York : Signet Classic, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On one level, An American Tragedy is the story of the corruption and destruction of one man, Clyde Griffiths, who forfeits his life in desperate pursuit of success. On a deeper, more profound level, the novel represents a massive portrayal of the society whose values both shape Clyde's tawdry ambitions and seal his fate.
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Legal stories
Romance fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Dreiser
ISBN: 0451527704 9780451527707 0808509519 9780808509516 9780451531551 0451531558
OCLC Number: 44901272
Description: xv, 859 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Theodore Dreiser ; with a new introduction by Richard Lingeman ; revised and updated bibliography by Richard Lingeman.

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On one level, An American Tragedy is the story of the corruption and destruction of one man, Clyde Griffiths, who forfeits his life in desperate pursuit of success. On a deeper, more profound level, the novel represents a massive portrayal of the society whose values both shape Clyde's tawdry ambitions and seal his fate.

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