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  • ISBN: 9780679642008 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0679642005 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (vii, 268 pages).
  • Edition: 1998 Modern Library pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1998.

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1918. The Magnificent Ambersons chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American dynasty. The protagonist of Booth Tarkington's great historical drama is George Amberson Minafer, the spoiled and arrogant grandson of the founder of the family's magnificence. Eclipsed by a new breed of developers, financiers, and manufacturers, this pampered scion begins his gradual descent from the midwestern aristocracy to the working class.
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Subject: Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Children of the rich > Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Social change > Fiction.
Indiana > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Electronic books.

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