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The Good Earth is Buck's classic story of Wang Lung, a Chinese peasant farmer, and his wife, O-lan, a former slave.
Pringle's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography not only chronicles the incidents that shaped Roosevelt's career but also offers insight into the character and mind of this colorful American president.
Years of Grace is the story of forty years and the changes wrought in two generations. Set in Chicago, the novel focuses on Jane Ward, daughter of a socially prominent family, who grows up in the repressed, pseudo-genteel society of the 1880s and 1890s. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1931.
The story of a silversmith, Laughing Boy, who falls in love with an American educated Navajo girl.
General Sam Houston as a national rather than a sectional figure.
Scarlet Sister Maryby Peterkin, Julia
The breaking of a bridge causes the death of five people. Brother Juniper investigates their past lives to shed light on the reasons of their deaths.
The history of the American orchestra.
Analysis of how our scholarship developed.
Olivia exists in a loveless marriage to Anson, the authority on his aristocratic family's history. A well-kept secret discovered by his addled mother and Olivia could uproot the Pentland family tree.
A story of a visionary, a man of great energy and purpose, courage and dedication, who never loses hope, even in the face of personal tragedy. Afterword by E. L. Doctorow.
Winner of the 1924 Pulitzer Prize, So Big is widely regarded as Edna Ferber's crowning achievement.
The Able McLaughlinsby Wilson, Margaret
The Magnificent Ambersons chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American dynasty.
'I cannot remember when I was not fascinated by Henry Adams, ' said Gore Vidal. 'He was remarkably prescient about the coming horrors.
The Modern Library's number-one nonfiction book of the twentieth century and winner of the Pulitzer Prize: The acclaimed memoir of a brilliant man reckoning with an era of profound change The great-grandson of President John Adams and the grandson
1918 Pulitzer Prize Winner. At sixty, Roger Gale looks at how his family -- his three daughters in particular -- respond to the changing times. He sees a little bit of himself in each of them.
One of the first Comprehensive histories of the War