Book :: Young Lonigan

Young Lonigan
By: James T. Farrell
Pages: 224
Published: 1932
Genre(s): American
Rating: (2)

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This classic novel, the first in a trilogy set in the 1930s, follows the adolescence and sexual awakening of Studs Lonigan as he grow up on the mean streets of Chicago. Reprint.

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While I liked the book, it was too dated to be great in 2017. For early 20th century American Chicago/big city social history, it was a fun read.

Dec 31st, 2017

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I rather liked this little book! Its a look back into the 1930's in America through the eyes of a fourteen year old Studs Lonigan and how he fights to come to terms with growing up.

Jan 9th, 2014

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29th on 100 Best Novels by Modern Library