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mn1a [#20 - NATIVE SON ~ by ~ Richard Wright]
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mn1a [#94 - WIDE SARGASSO SEA ~ by ~ Jean Rhys]
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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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 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
   * [[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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