Promised land : thirteen books that changed America / Jay Parini

Author(s): Parini, Jay
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Subjects: American literature--History and criticism
National characteristics, American, in literature
Literature and morals--United States--History
Literature and society--United States--History
Books--United States--Reviews
Books and reading--United States
United States--In literature
United States--Historiography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Doubleday, c2008
LC Classification: P, PS
Notes: LCCN: 2008009990
ISBN: 9780385522762
ISBN: 0385522762
Includes bibliographical references
An analysis of the thirteen books that changed America
Contents: Of Plymouth Plantation -- The Federalist papers -- The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin -- The journals of Lewis and Clark -- Walden-- Uncle Tom's Cabin -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- The souls of black folk -- The promised land -- How to win friends and influence people -- The common sense book of baby and child care -- On the road -- The feminine mystique -- 100 more books that changed America
Physical Description: 385 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 213223113
ISBN/ISSN: 9780385522762

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