Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) was an American writer and playwright. He was the first American to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. Lewis' works often satirize American culture and values, notably BABBITT and ELMER GANTRY.
Main Street by Sinclair Lewisby Sinclair Lewis
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MAIN STREET follows the life of young Carol Milford, a liberal, free-spirited young woman who has moved to the backward and stultified town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota with her conservative husband. Finding life in Gopher Prairie too confining, Carol sets out to reform the town, forming clubs and speaking about progressive causes, all of which are rebuffed by the denizens of the town.
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Interesting but seemed long. I do understand why it received acclaim in the 1920s but I found it very hard to finish.