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Great American bestsellers : [the books that shaped America].

Author: Peter J Conn
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2009]
Series: Great courses (Compact disc)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Historical romances, religious texts, crime stories, protest novels, tales of upward mobility: All of these topics and others have captured the attention of American readers over the past several centuries. This course offers a broad but intensive survey of representative novels and nonfiction books that were bestsellers in their own time"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Audiobooks collection
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Conn
ISBN: 1598035347 9781598035346 9781490678344 1490678344 9781598035360 1598035363
OCLC Number: 334747358
Notes: Subtitle from container.
In 2 containers (19 cm.).
Compact discs.
On container: Teaching Co. PC2527-02.
Performer(s): Professor Peter Conn, lecturer, University of Pennsylvania.
Description: 12 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebooks (19 cm).
Contents: pt. 1. disc 1. Lecture 1. Why do bestsellers matter? ; Lecture 2. The Bay Psalm book --
disc 2. Lecture 3. Common sense ; Lecture 4. The last of the Mohicans --
disc 3. Lecture 5. Uncle Tom's cabin ; Lecture 6. Ragged Dick --
disc 4. Lecture 7. Little women ; Lecture 8. The adventures of Huckleberry Finn --
disc 5. Lecture 9. The Virginian ; Lecture 10. The house of mirth --
disc 6. Lecture 11. The jungle ; Lecture 12. Main Street. pt. 2. disc 7. Lecture 13. The Maltese falcon ; Lecture 14. The good earth --
disc 8. Lecture 15. Gone with the wind ; Lecture 16. How to win friends and influence people --
disc 9. Lecture 17. The grapes of wrath ; Lecture 18. Native son --
disc 10. Lecture 19. The catcher in the rye ; Lecture 20. To kill a mockingbird --
disc 11. Lecture 21. Catch-22 ; Lecture 22. The woman warrior --
disc 12. Lecture 23. John Adams ; Lecture 24. Recent bestsellers.
Series Title: Great courses (Compact disc)
Other Titles: Books that shaped America

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"Historical romances, religious texts, crime stories, protest novels, tales of upward mobility: All of these topics and others have captured the attention of American readers over the past several centuries. This course offers a broad but intensive survey of representative novels and nonfiction books that were bestsellers in their own time"--Container.

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