The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson

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With an introduction by Jonathan Franzen.

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. A national bestseller, it was made into an award-winning film, translated into twenty-six languages, and its title had become a permanent part of our culture vocabulary.

 

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Published April 1, 1979 by Bentley Pub. 304 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Law & Philosophy, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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....categorizes the World War II returnees to civilian life in what looks like a ""frantic parade to nowhere"" as Thomas R. Rath, ex-paratrooper, trained to kill, settles into the Schanenhauser Foundation and seven years of living — rather unsatisfactorily — in Westport with his wife ...

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Patrick Lawlor evokes the mood of post-WWII America in this audio version of Wilson's classic novel. After returning from the war, Tom Rath attempts to reenter civilian life, while struggling financia

Sep 27 2010 | Read Full Review of The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

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Though it's cited in nearly every book and article about the culture of the 1950s, few readers under 65 know Sloan Wilson's The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit firsthand. The 1955 bestseller is being

Oct 21 2002 | Read Full Review of The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

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Lawlor produces a range of memorable voices for Wilson's characters—his version of the strident Mrs. Manter is particularly entertaining, while his energetic portrayal of network executive Ralph Hopkins and spot-on rendering of the devious family caretaker and the sagacious Judge Bernstein wil...

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