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One Man's Initiation - 1917

John Dos Passos

"One Man's Initiation-1917" is a novel written by American author John Dos Passos, published in 1920. The novel is a semi-autobiographical work that draws on Dos Passos' own experiences during World War I. The story follows the journey of John Andrews, a young American who enlists in the ambulance corps of the American Red Cross during World War I. The novel explores his experiences on the battlefield, the challenges he faces, and the impact of war on his psyche and worldview. It vividly depicts the horrors and disillusionment of war, as well as the camaraderie among soldiers. "One Man's Initiation-1917" is considered one of Dos Passos' early works, and it reflects the impact of his own experiences as an ambulance driver during the war. The novel is known for its realistic portrayal of the wartime atmosphere and the psychological effects of combat. It provides valuable insights into the author's literary development and his exploration of social and political themes.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Culturea
  • Publish Date: Nov 4th, 2023
  • Pages: 74
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.27in - 5.83in - 0.18in - 0.24lb
  • EAN: 9791041823659
  • Categories: War & MilitaryClassics