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Tarkington, Booth

Summary: A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of 1922 offers a wry, realistic portrait of a middle-class, midwestern family dominated by a disgruntled woman who, with her precocious daughter Alice, fashions a series of outlandish schemes to climb the social ladder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1997

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Tarkington, Booth

Contents: pt. 1. Penrod.--pt. 2. Penrod and Sam.--pt. 3. Penrod Jashber.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, Doran & company, inc. 1931

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Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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