Author:Dos Passos, John

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1919 [Nineteen Nineteen]

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace and Co: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30901

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Book two in his trilogy, U. S. A. In 1998, the Modern Library of America ranked the U. S. A. Trilogy 23rd on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. Faded red cloth boards are rubbed, spine sunned, soiled and edgeworn; previous owner's name, rear gutter shaky. Text block is clean. A reading copy only for this literature-collectable book. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 473 pages; 30901 View more info

Manhattan Transfer

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1953

Seller ID: 16956

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


The book covers some twenty-five years of the growth and decay of not only the hundred or more characters, but of the whole mass of the city-the other millions of characters whom you feel hauntingly behind the persons named and chronicled. .............Against an ever-present background of steel skyscrapers Dos Passos splashes his portrait of New York City in the early nineteen-twenties - his eye a telescopic lens focused now on Fourteenth Street, now on the Bowery, now on Delmonico's, now on the bootlegging activities of the city waterfront; his pen an artist's brush with all the colors of th... View more info