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Novels from The Guardian's Great American Novelist Tournament

Description: All the novelists included in the list a) are American; b) wrote at least 4 great novels; c) wrote within the last 100 years. I've entered all novels in the order used in the original article. Order them the way you see fit in your personal list, thumb down those books you hated or find overrated, and we'll see who, or which book, wins! Original article URL: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2012/jul/23/great-american-novelist-to...

Members: 19 participating members (show all)

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13,413 members, 167 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: worcester (1), Himalmitra (1), lahochstetler (1), auntSteelbreaker (1), leslie.98 (2), kara.shamy (5), eromsted (6), amanda4242 (7), roby72 (8), FranzK72 (9), thecoroner (15)1 more, Dilara86 (19)

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Score: 33.69

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5,982 members, 79 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: auntSteelbreaker (2), roby72 (3), FranzK72 (4), Himalmitra (4), leslie.98 (5), thecoroner (6), kara.shamy (8), Dilara86 (20)

Score: 21.56

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7,390 members, 166 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: tulipmedia (1), leslie.98 (1), aulsmith (1), auntSteelbreaker (3), Dilara86 (15), kara.shamy (17)

Thumbs down: FranzK72

Score: 17.04

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27,244 members, 1,266 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (22), Dilara86 (51)

Thumbs down: auntSteelbreaker

Score: 1.34

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18,352 members, 269 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (1), Himalmitra (23), leslie.98 (25), Dilara86 (42), k8_not_kate

Thumbs down: auntSteelbreaker

Score: 9.38

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Started by: Dilara86 (July 2012)

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