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Lewis, Sinclair 1885-1951

Works: 1,892 works in 7,385 publications in 30 languages and 149,776 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Satirical literature  Political fiction  Medical fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Actor, Honoree, Creator, Interviewee, Correspondent, Conceptor, Commentator, Scenarist, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PS3523.E94, 813.52
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Publications by Sinclair Lewis, published posthumously.
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Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
793 editions published between 1 and 2018 in 20 languages and held by 13,778 libraries worldwide
George F. Babbitt is a hustling, prosperous real estate broker in a city of about 350,000. Back of his business and clubs and 100% activities is a wistful wonder as to what this business of living is all about
Main Street by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
566 editions published between 1920 and 2018 in 16 languages and held by 12,392 libraries worldwide
A young woman has difficulty adjusting to life in a small town in Minnesota
Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
425 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 21 languages and held by 6,943 libraries worldwide
After years of work as a small town doctor and a research scientist, Arrowsmith heads for the West Indies with a serum to halt an epidemic. A tragic turn of events forces him to come to terms with his career and his personal life
Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
279 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 4,994 libraries worldwide
High pressure evangelism's effect on title character
It can't happen here : a novel by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
185 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 4,969 libraries worldwide
A dark satire about the rise of a fascist American dictator
Dodsworth; a novel by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
281 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 3,972 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged American retires and he and his wife go to Europe where they find a new set of values and relationships
Cass Timberlane, a novel of husbands and wives by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
99 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,005 libraries worldwide
Marriage of a judge and his unstable young wife in a small Minnesota town
Main Street & Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,948 libraries worldwide
In Main Street and Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis drew on his boyhood memories of Sauk Centre, Minnesota, to reveal as no writer had done before the complacency and conformity of middle-class life in America. These remarkable novels combine brilliant satire with a lingering affection for the men and women who, as Lewis wrote of Babbitt, want "to seize something more than motor cars and a house before it's too late."
Kingsblood royal by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
115 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in 12 languages and held by 2,920 libraries worldwide
Man discovers one of his forebears was a Negro and experiences what it is to be a Negro in a northern town where presumably prejudice is non-existent
If I were boss : the early business stories of Sinclair Lewis by Sinclair Lewis( file )
11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 2,295 libraries worldwide
An anthology of stories on the corporate world, written earlier this century by Sinclair Lewis. Set in New York, the subjects range from back-stabbing to office romance
Free air by Sinclair Lewis( file )
144 editions published between 1919 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,156 libraries worldwide
This book, first published in 1919, took the reader by automobile toward a West that was brimming with possibilities for suddenly mobile Americans at the end of a world war. At the same time, it exposed them to all the perils of early motoring
Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
142 editions published between 1923 and 1994 in 12 languages and held by 1,925 libraries worldwide
Biographical novel of an intelligent, energetic woman portraying her interest in social work and prison reform
Our Mr. Wrenn : the romantic adventures of a gentle man by Sinclair Lewis( file )
15 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in English and held by 1,836 libraries worldwide
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display
Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis( file )
85 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,672 libraries worldwide
On the surface, everything is all right with Babbitt's world. The solid, successful businessman. But in reality, George F. Babbit is a lonely middle-aged man who doesn't understand his family, who has an unsuccessful fling at an affair, who voices sympathy for some striking workers and is almost financially ruined by his action, who finds his only safety lies deep in the fold of those who play it safe. He is a man who has added a new word to our language "Babbitt" ... a word which means a booster, a success ... a sheep
The job : an American novel by Sinclair Lewis( file )
119 editions published between 1917 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,649 libraries worldwide
Working girl Una Golden is caught in the dilemmas of career or marriage, office or kitchen, boss or husband, birth control or motherhood
Arrowsmith ; Elmer Gantry ; Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
"In Arrowsmith, Lewis portrays the medical education and career of a physician whose idealistic commitment is tested by the greed and opportunism he encounters at all levels of his profession. Elmer Gantry dramatizes the growing tension between secularism and fundamentalism in 1920s America through the portrait of a glib and self-serving preacher relentlessly pursuing worldly pleasure and power. Dodsworth depicts the unraveling marriage of an American industrialist and his restless wife as they travel through Europe, and explores the contrasts between European cultural tradition and American commercialism"--Publisher description
Gideon Planish, a novel by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
88 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in 10 languages and held by 1,502 libraries worldwide
Early in life Gideon Planish became an addict to the narcotic effect of his own voice. Professor, lecturer, professional money-raiser for philanthropic causes, "organizator", viewer-with-alarm of "conditions and situations", toastmaster at public dinners, his was the stuffed-shirt world of the rotogravure Olympus
The God-seeker : a novel by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
41 editions published between 1949 and 1984 in 5 languages and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
Missionary to Sioux Indians becomes a builder in St. Paul and organizes a non-segregated union
Main Street by Sinclair Lewis( file )
47 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
The lonely predicament of Carol Kennicott, caught between her desires for social reform and individual happiness, reflects the position in which America's turn-of-the-century "emancipated woman" found herself. Published in 1920, Main Street was Sinclair Lewis' first really successful novel. An allegory of exile and return, Main Street attacks the complacency and ingrown mores of those who resist change, who are under the illusion that they have chosen their tradition. Maxwell Geismar lauded this work as "a remarkable diary of the middle-class mind in America."
The prodigal parents : a novel by Sinclair Lewis( Book )
36 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
Daughter, inclined towards communism, and hard drinking brother want mother and father to continue to support them
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Graham, Tom, 1885-1951

Ghaham, Tom 1885-1951
Graham, Tom.
Graham, Tom, 1885-1951
Harry Sinclair Lewis
Lewis, Harry S. 1885-1951
Lewis, Harry Sinclair.
Lewis, Harry Sinclair 1885-1951
Lewis, Sinclair
Lewis, Sinclair 1885-1951
Lʹi︠u︡is, Sinkler
Lʹi︠u︡is, Sinkler 1885-1951
L'juis, Sinkler
Lʹjuis, Sinkler 1885-1951
Luis, Sinkler.
Luʾis, Sinḳler 1885-1951
Luiss, Sinklers, 1885-1951
Lūwīs, Sinklīr, 1885-1951
Luyisi, Xinlelai, 1885-1951
Lyuis Garri Sinkler
Sinclair Lewis American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright
Sinclair Lewis Amerikaans auteur
Sinclair Lewis amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Sinclair Lewis Amerikano a nobelista, mannurat ti ababa a sarita, ken dramaturgo
Sinclair Lewis amerykański powieściopisarz, autor opowiadań i dramaturg; pierwszym amerykański laureat Nagrody Nobla w dziedzinie literatury (1930)
Sinclair Lewis journaliste et romancier américain
Sinclair Lewis Nobel-díjas amerikai dráma-, regény-, és novellaíró
Sinclair Lewis romanziere e drammaturgo statunitense
Sinclair Lewis usona verkisto
Sinkler Ljuis
Sinkler Luis
Sinklērs Lūiss
Σίνκλερ Λιούις
Льюис, Синклер, 1885-1951
Синклер Луис
Синклер Льюис
Синклер Льюис американский писатель
Синклер Люис
Сынклер Люіс
Сінклер Льюіс
Սինքլեր Լյուիս
לואיס, סינקלייר
לואיס, סינקליר
לואיס, סינקלעיר 1885־1951
לואיס, סינקלר
לואיס, סינקלר 1885־1951
לויס, סינקלער
סינקלר לואיס
سنجلار لەوس
سنكلير لويس
سنكلير لويس، 1885-1951
سنکلیئر لیوس
سینکلر لوئیس
सिंकलेर लुइस
সিনক্লেয়ার লুইস
ਸਿਨਕਲੇਅਰ ਲੁਈਸ
சிங்ளேர் லுயிஸ்
ಸಿಂಕ್ಲೇರ್ ಲೆವಿಸ್
സിൻക്ലയർ ലെവിസ്
სინკლერ ლუისი
루이스, S. 1885-1951
루이스, 싱클레어 1885-1951
루이스, 해리 싱클레어 1885-1951
류이사, 신극래 1885-1951
싱클레어 루이스
ルイス, S.
ルイス, シンクレア
路易斯, 辛克来, 1885-1951
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