Published December 12, 1988
by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
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The term Great American Novel (GAN) refers to a canonical novel that is thought to have captured the spirit of American life. These novels are generally written by Americans and deal in some way with the question of America's national character.  The Great American Novel is sometimes considered America's equivalent of the national epic.[by whom? The Great American Novel: A book that most perfectly imagines the kaleidoscope of our nation, its social fabric and its troubled conscience, its individual voices Author: Carolyn Kellogg. The Great American Novel. The classic, iconic tales of the U.S.A. These novels define who Americans are and how we've lived, from the rolling plains to the mighty rivers, glittering cities and beloved small towns we call home. Tour classics from iconic authors like . About this Item: Garden City Books, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Deanne Cate (illustrator). Hardcover, with dust jacket, in Good condition, paper is tanning with age, jacket has some edge wear, book itself looks good, a bit of edge wear at the corners, previous owner's name inside the cover, pages are clean and unmarked, good shape for its age, Seller.
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