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The magnificent Ambersons, Booth Tarkington

Label
The magnificent Ambersons
Title
The magnificent Ambersons
Statement of responsibility
Booth Tarkington
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1918. The Magnificent Ambersons chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American dynasty. The protagonist of Booth Tarkington's great historical drama is George Amberson Minafer, the spoiled and arrogant grandson of the founder of the family's magnificence. Eclipsed by a new breed of developers, financiers, and manufacturers, this pampered scion begins his gradual descent from the midwestern aristocracy to the working class
Member of
Summary
The rise and fall of a prominent Hoosier family centers around the life and experiences of George Amberson Menafer, a spoiled young man
Theme
Award
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1919.
Awards note
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
058512
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1869-1946
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tarkington, Booth
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Modern Library Classics
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  • Families
  • Mothers and sons
  • Indiana
Target audience
adult
Label
The magnificent Ambersons, Booth Tarkington
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000013819286
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1998 Modern Library pbk. ed.
Extent
vii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780375752506
System control number
(OCoLC)38890880
Label
The magnificent Ambersons, Booth Tarkington
Link
Publication
Control code
000013819286
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1998 Modern Library pbk. ed.
Extent
vii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780375752506
System control number
(OCoLC)38890880

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