Considered by many to be John Dos Passos's greatest work, Manhattan Transfer is an qexpressionistic picture of New Yorkq (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 lives of characters struggling to become a part of modernity before they are destroyed by it. More than seventy-five years after its first publication, Manhattan Transfer still stands as qa novel of the very first importanceq (Sinclair Lewis). It is a masterpeice of modern fiction and a lasting tribute to the dual-edged nature of the American dream.Considered by many to be John Dos Passosa#39;s greatest work, Manhattan Transfer is an aquot;expressionistic picture of New Yorkaquot; (New York Times) in the 1920s that reveals the lives of wealthy power brokers and struggling immigrants alike.
|Author||:||John Dos Passos|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2003-09-02|