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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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13,390 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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26,555 members, 368 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: lahochstetler (2), leslie.98 (3), aulsmith (3), eromsted (7), thecoroner (8), roby72 (11), FranzK72 (18), Dilara86 (33)

Thumbs down: amanda4242

Score: 18.09

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4,034 members, 78 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: lahochstetler (3), leslie.98 (8), Dilara86 (37), k8_not_kate

Score: 9.24

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17,038 members, 309 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), lahochstetler (4), kara.shamy (27), roby72 (30), k8_not_kate

Score: 11.85

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5,137 members, 78 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: lahochstetler (5), thecoroner (17), roby72 (19), FranzK72 (22), kara.shamy (33), Dilara86 (117)

Score: 11.29

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Started by: Dilara86 (July 2012)

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