In honor of his centennial, Dos Passos is being drafted into the prestigious Library of America collection with his greatest work. This volume gathers the three novels known generically as USA?The 42nd Parallel (1930), 1919 (1932), The Big Money (1933)?along with scholarly notes and a chronology of the author's life. The Library of America edition of USA is undoubtedly among the finest ever published. Dos Passos couldn't have received a better birthday present. For all fiction collections.
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A re-reading of a much loved book (trilogy). I bought this copy because I had given my son my original three volume set. Not long after, I decided I had to re-read it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Arthur Slatkin
Great book, but it was a Christmas present for my boyfriend....who dumped me on New Years day.
I'm not saying this has anything to do with the book, but you know, just... Read more
All I have to say is - wow. Bend your mind to Dos Passos after you've spent too much time reading Hemingway and Bukowski. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Cliff Vegas
Frantic and tedious, didactic and oversimplified, and always faintly artificial, like the characters are not real people, but instead a creaky bunch of marionettes held by a very... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Lily Bart
This friend had no access to the Internet, I do believe he was suitably impressed by the purchase, I actually haven't followed him upPublished 15 months ago by Greg Louttit
My copy arrived on time and carefully packed. The surprise was that it is a special edition with a rigid case that the book is stored in and while it was sold as used, it was... Read morePublished 17 months ago by a reader
1 of greatest novels of 20th century, highly recommended, I of most overlooked authors unique writing style.W ay to go John.Published 19 months ago by hank gagnon