A picture for the book Main Street

Main Street


Main Street (1920) is a story about Carol Milford, who is convinced by her new husband, Dr. Will Kennicott, to leave the city life to which she is accustomed. They relocate to his hometown of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, where she is taken aback by the little town's backward ways and ugly appearance. She soon sets about to "improve" it.

Main Street chronicles her transformative struggle with a local culture deeply set in its ways. Featured in our collection of 25 Great American Novels.

Main Street cover


Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER I

CHAPTER II

CHAPTER III

CHAPTER IV

CHAPTER V

CHAPTER VI

CHAPTER VII

CHAPTER VIII

CHAPTER IX

CHAPTER X

CHAPTER XI

CHAPTER XII

CHAPTER XIII

CHAPTER XIV

CHAPTER XV

CHAPTER XVI

CHAPTER XVII

CHAPTER XVIII

CHAPTER XIX

CHAPTER XX

CHAPTER XXI

CHAPTER XXII

CHAPTER XXIII

CHAPTER XXIV

CHAPTER XXV

CHAPTER XXVI

CHAPTER XXVII

CHAPTER XXVIII

CHAPTER XXIX

CHAPTER XXX

CHAPTER XXXI

CHAPTER XXXII

CHAPTER XXXIII

CHAPTER XXXIV

CHAPTER XXXV

CHAPTER XXXVI

CHAPTER XXXVII

CHAPTER XXXVIII

CHAPTER XXXIX

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