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The magnificent Ambersons

Author: Booth Tarkington
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1998.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1998 Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1918. The Magnificent Ambersons chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American dynasty. The protagonist of Booth Tarkington's great historical drama is George Amberson Minafer, the spoiled and arrogant grandson of the founder of the family's magnificence. Eclipsed by a new breed of developers, financiers, and manufacturers, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946.
Magnificent Ambersons.
New York : Modern Library, 1998
(OCoLC)607125080
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Booth Tarkington
ISBN: 0375752501 9780375752506
OCLC Number: 38890880
Description: vii, 268 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Responsibility: Booth Tarkington.
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1918. The Magnificent Ambersons chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American dynasty. The protagonist of Booth Tarkington's great historical drama is George Amberson Minafer, the spoiled and arrogant grandson of the founder of the family's magnificence. Eclipsed by a new breed of developers, financiers, and manufacturers, this pampered scion begins his gradual descent from the midwestern aristocracy to the working class.

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