The Resource Promised land : thirteen books that changed America, Jay Parini, (overdrive ebook)

Promised land : thirteen books that changed America, Jay Parini, (overdrive ebook)

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Promised land : thirteen books that changed America
Title
Promised land
Title remainder
thirteen books that changed America
Statement of responsibility
Jay Parini
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this lively exploration of America's intellectual heritage, acclaimed poet, novelist, and critic Jay Parini celebrates the life and times of thirteen books that helped shape the American psyche. Moving nimbly between the great watersheds in American letters'including Walden, Huckleberry Finn, The Souls of Black Folk, and On the Road'Parini demonstrates how these books entered American life and altered how we think and act in the world. An immensely readable and vibrant work of cultural history, Promised Land exposes the rich literary foundation of our culture, and is sure to appeal to all book lovers and students of the American character alike. From the Trade Paperback edition
Title
Promised land
Creator
Summary
Looks at thirteen literary works that had a profound influence on American history, culture, and character, including "The Federalist Papers," "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin," "Uncle Tom's Cabin," "Walden," "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "The Souls of Black Folk," "The Feminine Mystique," and "On the Road."
Subject
Genre
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285647
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
810.9/35873
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • reviews
Target audience
adult
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thirteen books that changed America
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thirteen books that changed America
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by Jay Parini
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Promised land : thirteen books that changed America, Jay Parini, (overdrive ebook)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-385)
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  • ALL_BRANCHES
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • 4.
  • The journals of Lewis and Clark
  • 5.
  • Walden
  • 6.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • 7.
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • 8.
  • The souls of black folk
  • Acknowledgments
  • 9.
  • The promised land
  • 10.
  • How to win friends and influence people
  • 11.
  • The common sense book of baby and child care
  • 12.
  • On the road
  • 13.
  • The feminine mystique
  • Introduction
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix : 100 more books that changed America
  • Notes
  • Photo credits
  • 1.
  • Of Plymouth Plantation
  • 2.
  • The Federalist papers
  • 3.
  • The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Control code
ocn431416647
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (385 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385528412
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00148902
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.b14445025
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F5CF7227-F1E1-4CAF-899A-88725A2E7F92
System control number
(OCoLC)431416647

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