Newton Booth Tarkington (18 books)

(18691946)

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Newton Booth Tarkington (July 29, 1869 – May 19, 1946) was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams.

Booth Tarkington was born in Indianapolis, the son of John S. Tarkington and Elizabeth Booth Tarkington. He was named after his maternal uncle Newton Booth, then the governor of California. He first attended Purdue… (more)

 

The Magnificent Ambersons

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1919

by Newton Booth Tarkington

The Magnificent Ambersons is a 1918 novel by Booth Tarkington which won the 1919 Pulitzer Prize. It was the second novel in the Growth trilogy, which included The Turmoil (1915) and The Midlander (1923, retitled...

Alice Adams

The Beautiful Lady

In the Arena

Penrod

Penrod and Sam

Beasley's Christmas Party

Seventeen

The Turmoil

Gentle Julia

The Conquest of Canaan

The Flirt

Harlequin and Columbine

The Two Vanrevels

The Gentleman from Indiana

Ramsey Milholland

The Guest of Quesnay

His Own People

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