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THE vast funds completes John Dos Passos's three-volume "fable of America's materialistic good fortune and ethical decline" (American historical past) and marks the tip of "one of the main bold tasks that an American novelist has ever undertaken" (Time). the following we come again to the USA after the battle and discover a kingdom at the upswing. Industrialism booms. The inventory industry surges. Lindbergh takes his solo flight. Henry Ford makes autos. From manhattan to Hollywood, amorous affairs to enterprise offers, it's a nation taking the turns too quickly, rushing towards the crash of 1929.

Ultimately, no matter if the novels are learn jointly or individually, they paint a sweeping portrait of collective the US and exhibit the brilliance and bravado of 1 of its such a lot enduring and sought after writers.

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