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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...

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7,390 members, 166 reviews
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Thumbs down: FranzK72

Score: 17.04

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3,035 members, 57 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: tulipmedia (2), Himalmitra (9), eromsted (12), FranzK72 (13), roby72 (16), thecoroner (21), Dilara86 (21), leslie.98 (34)

Score: 17.32

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7,802 members, 226 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: tulipmedia (3), aulsmith (10), Himalmitra (12), leslie.98 (12), thecoroner (20), FranzK72 (27), roby72 (27), Dilara86 (81)

Score: 16.32

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3,991 members, 86 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: tulipmedia (4), aulsmith (11), Himalmitra (13), leslie.98 (13), roby72 (28), FranzK72 (30), Dilara86 (82)

Score: 14.02

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17,644 members, 326 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: tulipmedia (5), eromsted (13), roby72 (29), FranzK72 (32), Dilara86 (35)

Thumbs down: amanda4242

Score: 7.83

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1,605 members, 21 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: eromsted (1), tulipmedia (6), FranzK72 (10), Himalmitra (16), thecoroner (22), Dilara86 (105)

Score: 13.9

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6,384 members, 148 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: tulipmedia (7), roby72 (13), thecoroner (14), FranzK72 (16), Dilara86 (27)

Score: 10.39

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Started by: Dilara86 (July 2012)

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