In this classic satire of small-town America, beautiful young Carol Kennicott comes to Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, with dreams of transforming the provincial old town into a place of beauty and culture. But she runs into a wall of bigotry, hypocrisy and complacency. The first popular bestseller to attack conventional ideas about marriage, gender roles, and small town life, Main Street established Lewis as a major American novelist.
- Hardback | 496 pages
- 141.5 x 210.6 x 34mm | 666.85g
- 01 Nov 1989
- HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
- San Diego, CA, United States
- Illustrations, black and white
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This famous novel of life on Main Street, Gopher Prairie, mirrors with devastating honesty life on Main Streets from Albany to San Diego.