The Turmoil (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Turmoil (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Booth Tarkington
     
 

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Published in 1915, this was the first novel in Tarkington's Growth trilogy, which continued in The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams.  Set in a Midwestern city, The Turmoil focuses on two families: the Sheridans sacrifice integrity on the altar of wealth and power, while the Vertrees cling to respectability at the cost of

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Published in 1915, this was the first novel in Tarkington's Growth trilogy, which continued in The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams.  Set in a Midwestern city, The Turmoil focuses on two families: the Sheridans sacrifice integrity on the altar of wealth and power, while the Vertrees cling to respectability at the cost of poverty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411436299
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
357
Sales rank:
336,497
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author


Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) was an American novelist best known for his depictions of life in small Midwestern cities. A lover of the theater, he dramatized several of his own books. Today, he is most noted as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Magnificent Ambersons and for the novel Alice Adams, about the frustrated ambitions of a lower middle class young woman.

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