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Main Street - Sinclair Lewis
Main Street
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Carol Milford is a young, liberated woman from Saint Paul, Minnesota, who marries a small-town doctor named Will Kennicott. Persuaded to move to Gopher Prairie, her husband s home-town, Carol is horrified to find herself living in an ugly, back-water community. A satiric depiction of Carol s... show more
Carol Milford is a young, liberated woman from Saint Paul, Minnesota, who marries a small-town doctor named Will Kennicott. Persuaded to move to Gopher Prairie, her husband s home-town, Carol is horrified to find herself living in an ugly, back-water community. A satiric depiction of Carol s attempt to raise the inhabitants of Gopher Prairie to her own smug level, Main Street is one of Sinclair Lewis s most significant works.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781619491519 (1619491516)
Publisher: Empire Books
Pages no: 360
Edition language: English
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JulieM
JulieM rated it
4.0 Main Street (Modern Library)
Carol Kenicott makes the move from the big city of St. Paul to the small farm community of Gopher Prairie when she marries Will, one of the town's doctors. At the beginning of her marriage, Carol has grandiose ideas of transforming this small simple town into a beautiful artistic community. She tr...
That's What She Read
That's What She Read rated it
0.0 Main Street
In Main Street, Sinclair Lewis provides a crystal-clear picture of small-town living during the early part of the twentieth century. The result is a charming, honest look at one small, Midwestern town and all of its inhabitants. While the language, mode of dress, and popular activities may be antiqu...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it
Wow. This book kind of kicked the tar out of me, something that I did not expect even halfway through my read. I've been sputtering and wailing around the house since I finished a couple of days ago, trying to get my thoughts in order. I should have seen this coming for a thousand reasons, but proba...
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