The 42nd Parallel Summary
John Dos Passos

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The 42nd Parallel Summary

The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos is the first part of the USA Trilogy. The book is about the lives of ordinary Americans living and trapped by the time period in which they live. These people live their lives and pass on or just disappear. Some meet and interact with one another while other don't.

The book is called a novel but there is no plot. It is a book about people...

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