Book :: The 42nd Parallel

The 42nd Parallel
By: John Dos Passos
Pages: 326
Published: 1930
Genre(s): Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
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With his U.S.A. trilogy, comprising THE 42nd PARALLEL, 1919, and THE BIG MONEY, John Dos Passos is said by many to have written the great American novel. While Fitzgerald and Hemingway were cultivating what Edmund Wilson once called their "own little corners," John Dos Passos was taking on the world. Counted as one of the best novels of the twentieth century by the Modern Library and by some of...

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Loved the trilogy!!

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Enjoyed all three books in trilogy.

Dec 12th, 2014

The 42nd Parallel appears on these lists...

58th on The 20th Centrury's Greatest Hits by American Book Review

68th on The Novel 100 by Daniel S. Bert

23rd on 100 Best Novels by Modern Library

55th on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian