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   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​56346|DB 56346]] - Read by Peter Jay Fernandez. Reading time 20 hours, 57 minutes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​56346|DB 56346]] - Read by Peter Jay Fernandez. Reading time 20 hours, 57 minutes.
   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​14988|BR 14988]] - 4 volumes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​14988|BR 14988]] - 4 volumes.
-==== #20 - NATIVE SON by Richard Wright ====+==== #20 - NATIVE SON by Richard Wright ====
 Classic work shows the plight of victimized blacks fighting against the political and social conditions of Chicago in the 1930s. A frustrated and resentful black man is driven to violence and murder.\\  Classic work shows the plight of victimized blacks fighting against the political and social conditions of Chicago in the 1930s. A frustrated and resentful black man is driven to violence and murder.\\
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   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​41552|DB 41552]] - Read by L.J. Ganser. Reading time 33 hours, 3 minutes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​41552|DB 41552]] - Read by L.J. Ganser. Reading time 33 hours, 3 minutes.
   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​10299|BR 10299]] -  8 volumes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​10299|BR 10299]] -  8 volumes.
-==== #21 - HENDERSON THE RAIN KING by Saul Bellow ====+==== #21 - HENDERSON THE RAIN KING by Saul Bellow ====
 In his search for identity, an American millionaire travels to a remote area of Africa, where he is captured by a native tribe. His friendship with the king wins him the title of rain god, and he becomes deeply involved with the natives and participates in a strange experiment.\\ In his search for identity, an American millionaire travels to a remote area of Africa, where he is captured by a native tribe. His friendship with the king wins him the title of rain god, and he becomes deeply involved with the natives and participates in a strange experiment.\\
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   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​18592|BR 18592]] - 3 volumes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​18592|BR 18592]] - 3 volumes.
  
-==== #22 - APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA ​by John O'Hara ====+==== #22 - APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA by John O'Hara ====
 Fast-moving first novel by journalist/​critic John O'Hara (1905-1970) set in 1930s small-town Pennsylvania. As Gibbsville celebrates Christmas with parties, music, and liquor, aristocratic drunkard Julian English breaks with polite society in one rash moment, beginning his rapid descent to self-destruction. Some strong language. 1934.\\ Fast-moving first novel by journalist/​critic John O'Hara (1905-1970) set in 1930s small-town Pennsylvania. As Gibbsville celebrates Christmas with parties, music, and liquor, aristocratic drunkard Julian English breaks with polite society in one rash moment, beginning his rapid descent to self-destruction. Some strong language. 1934.\\
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   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​58197|DB 58197]] - Read by Michael Russotto. Reading time 8 hours, 34 minutes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​58197|DB 58197]] - Read by Michael Russotto. Reading time 8 hours, 34 minutes.
   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​15398|BR 15398]] - 2 volumes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​15398|BR 15398]] - 2 volumes.
-==== #23 - U.S.A. (trilogy) ​by John Dos Passos ====+==== #23 - U.S.A. (trilogy) by John Dos Passos ====
 Three novels first published as a trilogy in 1938: **//The 42nd Parallel//​** (1930), **//​1919//​** (1932), and **//The Big Money//** (1936). Dos Passos satirizes life in America from 1900 until the 1930s, using period "​newsreels,"​ autobiographical "​camera eye" pieces, and biographical sketches. Contains chronologies of Dos Passos'​s life and historical events cited. Some strong language.\\ Three novels first published as a trilogy in 1938: **//The 42nd Parallel//​** (1930), **//​1919//​** (1932), and **//The Big Money//** (1936). Dos Passos satirizes life in America from 1900 until the 1930s, using period "​newsreels,"​ autobiographical "​camera eye" pieces, and biographical sketches. Contains chronologies of Dos Passos'​s life and historical events cited. Some strong language.\\
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   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​13287|DB 13287]] - Read by Jack Hrkach. Reading time 27 hours, 12 minutes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​13287|DB 13287]] - Read by Jack Hrkach. Reading time 27 hours, 12 minutes.
-==== #94 - WIDE SARGASSO SEA by Jean Rhys ====+==== #94 - WIDE SARGASSO SEA by Jean Rhys ====
 Fascinated with the character of Bertha, the madwoman in "Jane Eyre" ([[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​47868|DB 47868]]), Jean Rhys has imagined her as a carefree girl and an attractive young woman in the days before she came to England. Rhys creates a romantic, colorful, and thought-provoking past for this enigmatic woman.\\ Fascinated with the character of Bertha, the madwoman in "Jane Eyre" ([[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​47868|DB 47868]]), Jean Rhys has imagined her as a carefree girl and an attractive young woman in the days before she came to England. Rhys creates a romantic, colorful, and thought-provoking past for this enigmatic woman.\\
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