Booth Tarkington THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS

Booth Tarkington THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS

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The Magnificent Ambersons is a 1918 novel by Booth Tarkington which won the 1919 Pulitzer Prize for the novel. It was the second novel in his Growth trilogy, which included The Turmoil (1915) and The Midlander (1923, retitled National Avenue in 1927). In 1925 the novel was first adapted for film under the title Pampered Youth. In 1942 Orson Welles directed an acclaimed film version of the book; Welles's original screenplay was the basis of a 2002 TV movie produced by the A&E Network.

Booth Tarkington
(July 29, 1869 � May 19, 1946) was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. He is one of only three novelists (the others being William Faulkner and John Updike) to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once.
-Wikipedia.com

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015029086
Publisher: Castaway Family Press
Publication date: 07/29/2012
Series: Booth Tarkington Classic Collection , #13
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 319,341
File size: 297 KB

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Booth Tarkington
(July 29, 1869 � May 19, 1946) was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. He is one of only three novelists (the others being William Faulkner and John Updike) to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once.
-Wikipedia.com

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