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An American Tragedy
An American Tragedy
Author: Theodore Dreiser
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, however, the novel represents a massive portrayal of the society whose values both shape Clude's tawdry ambitions and seal his fate: it is an unsur...  more »
ISBN: 57822
Pages: 831
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Publisher: Signet Classics
Book Type: Paperback
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The movie costarred Shelley Winters in an academy award winning role, with Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. What you couldn't see in the movie was the working of Clyde's mind as he wrestled with his human nature. A fine study of the human condition.