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Booth Tarkington

1869–1946
Booth Tarkington c. 1922. (Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division)

Major works:
In the Arena: Stories of Political LifePenrodThe Magnificent AmbersonsAlice Adams

“[The Magnificent Ambersons] was a permanent page in the social history of the United States, so admirably conceived and written was the tale of the Ambersons, their house, their fate and the growth of the community in which they were submerged in the end.”
—Van Wyck Brooks

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