Lewis's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel recounts the story of a doctor who becomes an isolated seeker of scientific truth after he is forced to give up his trade for reasons ranging from public ignorance to the publicity-mindedness of a great foundation. Revised reissue.Lewis's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel recounts the story of a doctor who becomes an isolated seeker of scientific truth after he is forced to give up his trade for reasons ranging from public ignorance to the publicity-mindedness of a great foundation. Revised reissue.Read Less
Book is new. Not remaindered, price clipped or ex-library. Very light shelfwear. No creases or tears. A very nice tight clean copy. Free USPS Tracking. Afterword by Mark Schorer. Revised and updated bibliography. Mass Market PB. 438 pages. Martin Arrowsmith is a physician who is a seeker of truth after he is forced to give up successive jobs.
New in new dust jacket. It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back. Hardcover. Printed on high quality Paper. It is processed professionally without altering its contents. No alterations have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Photographs and Index, if there is any, are printed in b/w. Folders, if any in the original, are not printed in the book. It is only a single book/volume out of the set. This book is printed on demand.
Most of the novel revolves around Martin Arrowsmith's changing understanding of medicine. Should he make money, heal the sick, or try to understand the mysteries of life? By the end of the novel, he opts for the latter as his life pursuit. He keeps moving to larger cities, but his final move is to the woods of Vermont where he returns to pure science. This novel brought Sinclair Lewis the Pulitzer prize in 1925 which he refused.
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