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Kingsblood royal.

Sinclair Lewis

Kingsblood royal.

by Sinclair Lewis

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Published by Popular Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPopular library, 75-1195
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3523 E94 K5 1947A
The Physical Object
Pagination318p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16233915M

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A neglected tour de force by the first American to win the Nobel Prize in literature, Kingsblood Royal is a stirring and wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race. When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood, the odyssey that 5/5(4). Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis. Random House Publishing Group, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

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A neglected tour de force by the first American to win the Nobel Prize in literature, Kingsblood Royal is a stirring and wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race. When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood, the odyssey that ensues creates an 4/4(32).

In Kingsblood Royal, Neil Kingsblood essentially learns in post-World War II Minnesota that he is not the white man he thought he was; that he has Negro blood. In today's society, this would barely be an issue, but at the time the book was written, it Sinclair Lewis has quickly become one of my favorite American writers of the 20th century.4/5.

A neglected tour de force by the first American to win the Nobel Prize in literature, Kingsblood Royal is a stirring and wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race. When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood, the odyssey that ensues creates an Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

out of 5 stars Kingsblood Royal. Reviewed in the United States on Octo Verified Purchase. Though many might consider this one of his minor works, the fact is it is a forward looking book examining the intricacies of racism, it’s vapidity and its unmoored from reality nature.

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KINGSBLOOD ROYAL is a stirring & wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race. When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood, the odyssey that ensues creates an unforgettable portrayal of two Americas, one black, one white.

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When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood, the odyssey that ensues. A neglected tour de force by the first American to win the Nobel Prize in literature, Kingsblood Royal is a stirring and wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race.

When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood, the odyssey that /5(20). Lewis, Sinclair KINGSBLOOD ROYAL Book Club Edition Hardcover New York Random House Very Good in a Very Good jacket.

Some wear at top and bottom of dust jacket and on front and back of cover. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Shipping and Rating: % positive. About 70 pages into "Kingsblood Royal," Sinclair Lewis throws a bombshell into his boring characters' boring lives—-and the rest of the book is a real Neil Kingsblood has come home from World War II to a comfortable, suburban, middle-America life.

Kingsblood Royal is a satire depicting race relations, bias and attitudes in Midwest American in the 's after WWII. Neil Kingsblood, the protagonist, is a typical banker in Minnesota with a comfortable life who makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood.

Although he is only 1/32 African-American, he explores his heritage by seeking out and socializing with. InKirkus (Ma p. ) predicted—wrongly—that "any Sinclair Lewis book has tremendous sales impetus." Soon after publication, Kingsblood Royal fell out of print, and the cause seems apparent now: as much as readers readily took to Lewis's fictional attacks on American business (Dodsworth) and sham preachers (Elmer Gantry), they weren't quite.

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Though many things have changed, some for the better, the sad reality is that many elements of this book read as if they /5(8).A neglected tour de force by the first American to win the Nobel Prize in literature, Kingsblood Royal is a stirring & wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race.

When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood, the odyssey that ensues creates an /5(4).Kingsblood Royal begins conventionally. Its hero, Neil Kingsblood is a 30 year old, recently invalided out of the Army with a minor injury and living the American good life in a small city in Minnesota.

He has a wife and small child and a new home with a black live-in maid. His career is developing surely and steadily in a local bank.