Book :: Manhattan Transfer

Manhattan Transfer
By: John Dos Passos
Pages: 352
Published: 1925
Genre(s): American
New York
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Considered by many to be John Dos Passos's greatest work, Manhattan Transfer is an "expressionistic picture of New York" (New York Times) in the 1920s that reveals the lives of wealthy power brokers and struggling immigrants alike. From Fourteenth Street to the Bowery, Delmonico's to the underbelly of the city waterfront, Dos Passos chronicles the lives of characters struggling to become a part...

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78th on 100 Books of the Century by Le Monde