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  • The Big Moneyby John Dos Passos

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 13.00

    THE BIG MONEY completes John Dos Passos's three-volume "fable of America's materialistic success and moral decline" (American Heritage) and marks the end of "one of the most ambitious projects that an American novelist has ever undertaken" (Time). Here we come back to America after the war and find a nation on the upswing. Industrialism booms. The... more...

  • The Best Timesby John Dos Passos

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 8.99

    A record of his childhood, young adulthood, and twenties, The Best Times is a collage of cherished memories. He reflects on the joys of an itinerant life enriched by new and diverse friendships, customs, cultures, and cuisines. Luminary personalities and landscapes abound in the 1920s literary world Dos Passos loved. F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest... more...

  • Orient Expressby John Dos Passos

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 8.99

    Before John Dos Passos enjoys fame as a chronicler and critic of American society, he wins recognition for command of aesthetics. Orient Express , a memoir of the author?s travels through Eastern Europe, the Near East, and the Middle East, focuses on sights, sounds, and smells rather than plot or character. Dos Passos applies his instincts as a painter... more...

  • Number Oneby John Dos Passos

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 8.99

    Tyler Spotswood, an alcoholic campaign manager, helps elect a corrupt Southern politician to the U.S. Senate. When his boss, Chuck Crawford aka ?Number One,? pins a scandal on Spotswood, Tyler is too drunk to blow the whistle. Number One draws many comparisons to Robert Penn Warren?s All the King?s Men . Crawford reminds many of Louisiana politician... more...

  • Easter Islandby John Dos Passos

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

      ?When I was a small boy,? Dos Passos says, ?some kind person took me to the British Museum. There I saw a statue, a huge, rough, dark-gray statue with [a] long, sad, dark-gray face. The statue stared back out of deep, sunken eyes. What was it trying to say? To this day I can remember the feeling it gave me of savage, brooding melancholy.? ]]> more...

  • The Portugal Storyby John Dos Passos

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 23.00

    This selective history of Portugal reflects the author?s fascination with his own Portuguese/Madeiran heritage. The work tracks the nation?s rise and fall as a world power, drawing from the author?s travels and archival research. ?Dos Passos,? writes historian J. H. Plumb, ?brings to his material a novelist?s acute eye for human character and a narrative... more...

  • The Men Who Made the Nationby John Dos Passos

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 23.00

    For this history, Dos Passos returns to the American colonial period and early nationhood, exploring the personalities who won the nation?s independence from England: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Adams, and George Washington. Originally called ?The World Turned Upside Down,?  The Men Who Made the Nation  covers the period from 1781 to... more...

  • Brazil on the Moveby John Dos Passos

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    After witnessing two decades of political, economic, and social upheaval in Brazil, the author gives a first-hand account of the changes that prepared the ground for the Brazil we know today. more...

  • Mr. Wilson's Warby John Dos Passos

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95

    Beginning with the assassination of McKinley and ending with the defeat of the League of Nations by the United States Senate, the twenty-year period covered by John Dos Passos in this lucid and fascinating narrative changed the whole destiny of America. This is the story of the war we won and the peace we lost, told with a clear historical perspective... more...

  • Manhattan Transferby John Dos Passos

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003; US$ 15.00

    Considered by many to be John Dos Passos's greatest work, Manhattan Transfer is an "expressionistic picture of New York" (New York Times) in the 1920s that reveals the lives of wealthy power brokers and struggling immigrants alike. From Fourteenth Street to the Bowery, Delmonico's to the underbelly of the city waterfront, Dos Passos chronicles the... more...