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Mencken

The American Iconoclast

Mencken( )
Author: Rodgers, Marion Elizabeth
ISBN:978-0-19-507238-9
Publication Date:Nov 2005
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $45.95
Book Description:

A towering figure on the American cultural landscape, H.L. Mencken stands out as one of the most influential writers and iconoclasts of the twentieth century. Marion Rodgers' definitive biography vividly recreates Mencken's era: the glittering tapestry of turn-of-the-century America, the roaring twenties, depressed thirties, and the home front during World War II. But the heart of the book is Mencken himself. When few dared to shatter complacencies, Mencken fought for civil liberties...
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Book Details
Pages:672
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):23.622 x 15.748 x 5.588 cm
Book Weight:1.054 Kilograms



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