Dos Passos, John Roderigo (Dos Passos John Roderigo)( American novelist and essayist.)
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Born January 14, 1896 in Chicago. He graduated from Harvard University in 1916. In the First World War served as a nurse. He is famous after the publication of the novel Three soldiers (Three Soldiers, 1921). Lifestyles and the spirit of 20 in. most fully reflected in the novel, Manhattan (Manhattan Transfer, . 1935), . investigating the urban life of New York, . and in the trilogy USA (USA, . 1930-1936) - 42-th parallel (The 42nd Parallel, . 1930), . 1919-nd (Nineteen-Nineteen, . 1931), . Big Money (The Big Money, . 1936), . - Giving a detailed overview of industrial America for 1898-1929,
. Trilogy lacks a coherent plot, it is a kaleidoscope of scenes from the life of different characters, a kind of cross-section of American society
. Novels The Adventures of a young man (Adventures of a Young Man, . 1939), . The first number (Number One, . 1943) and Great concept (The Grand Design, . 1949) were the second trilogy of Dos Passos, . in 1952 which appeared in book form under the name of the District of Columbia (District of Columbia),
. He owns several other novels, t.ch. It is easiest to succeed (Most Likely to Succeed, . 1954) and in the middle of the century (Midcentury, . 1961), . poems trolley on a leash (A Pushcart at the Curb, . 1922); play scavenger (The Garbage Man, . 1926), . Airlines (Airways, . Inc., . 1929) and at altitudes of luck (Fortune Heights, . 1934), books of travel writing Rocinante again in the way (Rossinante to the Road Again, . 1922), . Orient Express (Orient Express, . 1927), . In all the edges (In All Countries, . 1934), . From war to war (Journey Between Wars, . 1938), and two collections of sociological articles - What we stand (The Ground We Stand On, . 1941) and the situation of the country (State of Nation, . 1944),
. Among his recent works by Mr. Wilson's War (Mr. Wilson's War, 1962) and the best of times (The Best Times, 1967). Dos Passos died in Baltimore on Sept. 28, 1970.