|Pub. Date||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Availability|
|2005.||New American Library||xv, 383 pages ; 21 cm|
Central - Adult Fiction has 9
Cherrydale - Adult Fiction has 2
Glencarlyn - Adult Fiction
|2014.||Signet Classics||xv, 397 pages ; 189 cm|
American writer Sinclair Lewis was interested in the social implications of the aggressive brand of capitalism that began to emerge in the U. S. the early twentieth century. In The Job, he focuses on the rising stature of women in the workforce, detailing the triumphs and travails of a young woman named Una Golden, who discovers that she has an inborn talent for real estate—and that she must fight against the nearly overwhelming chauvinism...
Carol Milford is an exuberant, liberal-hearted woman who marries a man from a small town. After they marry they settle in his home-town, Gopher Prairie, which Carol finds narrow and ugly. She throws herself into reforming the town, but is met only with derision by her own class. She decides to leave, but finds that the world outside is just as flawed as Gopher Prairie. She remains uncowed, however, declaring "I do not admit that dish-washing is...
One of the earliest road-trip novels, Free Air tells the story of Claire Boltwood, who travels from New York City to the Pacific Northwest by automobile. She leaves her rich, snobbish family behind and falls in love with a good, down-to-earth man.