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Democracy; an American novel.

Henry Adams

Democracy; an American novel.

by Henry Adams

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Young in New York .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPZ3.A2137 D12
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17728252M
LC Control Number52003211

Get this from a library! Democracy: an American novel. [Henry Adams] -- An immediate bestseller upon its publication in , the anonymously penned Democracy prompted widespread speculation and guessing games as to its author's identity. It is the story of Mrs. LibriVox recording of Democracy - An American Novel by Henry Adams. Read by Nicholas Clifford Not until after his death in was it revealed that Henry Adams was the anonymous author of Democracy, which had been published to great acclaim in

Book Description HTML. First published anonymously in , the mother of all (American) political novels is the story of Madeleine Lee, a young widow who comes to Washington, DC, to understand the workings of government. It is The Education which has sustained his reputation, having been named the number one book on the Modern Library list of the Top Nonfiction Books of the 20th Century, but Democracy is still considered one of the better novels of American politics, though surprisingly it is currently out of print.4/5.

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