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Sinclair Lewis : rebel from Main Street

Author: Richard R Lingeman
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : Borealis Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher description: In this definitive biography of Sinclair Lewis (Main Street, Babbitt), Lingeman presents an empathetic, absorbing, and balanced portrait of an eccentric alcoholic-workaholic whose novels and stories exploded shibboleths with a volatile mixture of caricature and realism. Drawing on newly uncovered correspondence, diaries, and criticism, Lingeman gives new life to this prairie Mercutio out of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Sinclair Lewis; Sinclair Lewis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard R Lingeman
ISBN: 0873515412 9780873515412
OCLC Number: 57564870
Notes: Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Random House, ©2002.
Description: xxiii, 659 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Richard Lingeman.
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Publisher description: In this definitive biography of Sinclair Lewis (Main Street, Babbitt), Lingeman presents an empathetic, absorbing, and balanced portrait of an eccentric alcoholic-workaholic whose novels and stories exploded shibboleths with a volatile mixture of caricature and realism. Drawing on newly uncovered correspondence, diaries, and criticism, Lingeman gives new life to this prairie Mercutio out of Sauk Centre, Minnesota.

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