Babbitt

Babbitt

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In this sardonic portrait of the up-and-coming middle class during the prosperous 1920s, Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) perfectly captures the sound, the feel, and the attitudes of the generation that created the cult of consumerism. With a sharp eye for detail and keen powers of observation, Lewis tracks successful realtor George Babbitt's daily struggles to rise to the top of his profession while maintaining his reputation as an upstanding family man.

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lalle
lalle
Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:29:17 +0100

well worth a read



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Language: English

Published in: 1922

Word count: 122,350 words (≈ about 8 hours)

Source: http://gutenberg.org

Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+50 or in the USA (published before 1923).


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