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Manhattan transfer

Author: John Dos Passos
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Dos Passos creates a portrait of New York City, drawn by describing the interconnected lives of dozens of people including bankers, chefs, bums, cabdrivers and others. The novel has more in common with films than traditional novels.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dos Passos
ISBN: 0141184485 9780141184487
OCLC Number: 44852726
Notes: Originally published: 1925.
Description: 360 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: John Dos Passos ; with an introduction by Jay McInerney.

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Using experimental montage techniques borrowed from the cinema, descriptions and bursts of overheard conversation, and jumbled case histories of a picaresque cast of characters from dockside  Read more...

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[John Dos Passos's books are] the most satisfying thing I have ever read -- Adam Curtis * Guardian *

 
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