By Sinclair Lewis
Babbitt is at its center a satire of yank society. It was once an instantaneous hit and helped Babbitt win the Nobel Prize in literature.
Another satire, this time regarding small city existence in the US. Carol Milford, a liberal, girl from Minnesota, marries a physician and so they movement to Gopher Prairie. Carol has difficulty adjusting to her new lifestyles during this quiet a part of America.
About The Author
American author Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885 – 1951) used to be wrote brief tales, performs and books. He used to be the 1st American to obtain the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his energetic and photograph paintings of description and his skill to create, with wit and humor, new sorts of characters."
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Babbitt & Main Street: Two Classic American Books by Sinclair Lewis