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Firsts Magazine's Top 100 Omitted From Modern Library List - Page 2

Firsts, the book collecting magazine, solicited reader's suggestions for books omitted from the Modern Library's 100 best novels of the century. These are the top 15 by votes counted and then the remaining 85 of the top 100 in alphabetical order by title.
"Note that thirteen of the top fifteen are American and virtually all of the top 100, barring a few English and Canadian writers. Note also that the Modern Library 100 best novels of the century was novels and several works here are not novels." List sourced from November, 1999 issue of Firsts.
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The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
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Goodbye to Berlin (Christopher Isherwood)
Goodbye to Berlin (Christopher Isherwood)
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The Great Santini (Pat Conroy)
The Great Santini (Pat Conroy)
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Guard of Honor
Guard of Honor
45
The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
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The Hamlet (William Faulkner)
The Hamlet (William Faulkner)
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Hawaii (James. A. Michener)
Hawaii (James. A. Michener)
48
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
49
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
50
The Hunt for Red October (Tom Clancy)
The Hunt for Red October (Tom Clancy)
51
I, the Jury (Mickey Spillane)
I, the Jury (Mickey Spillane)
52
Interview With the Vampire (Anne Rice)
Interview With the Vampire (Anne Rice)
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53
Johnny Got His Gun (Dalton Trumbo)
Johnny Got His Gun (Dalton Trumbo)
54
JR (William Gaddis)
JR (William Gaddis)
55
Karla Series (John Le Carré)
Karla Series (John Le Carré)
56
Leaving Cheyenne (Larry Mcmurtry)
Leaving Cheyenne (Larry Mcmurtry)
57
Legends of the Fall (Jim Harrison)
Legends of the Fall (Jim Harrison)
58
The Long Goodbye (Raymond Chandler)
The Long Goodbye (Raymond Chandler)
59
Lost Horizon (James Hilton)
Lost Horizon (James Hilton)
60
Martin Eden (Jack Lonon)
Martin Eden (Jack Lonon)
61
Master and Commander (Patrick O'Brian)
Master and Commander (Patrick O'Brian)
62
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (John Berendt)
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (John Berendt)
63
Miss Lonelyhearts (Nathanael West)
Miss Lonelyhearts (Nathanael West)
64
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Agatha Christie)
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Agatha Christie)
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65
Mutiny on the Bounty (Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall)
Mutiny on the Bounty (Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall)
66
The Northern Lights (Howard Norman)
The Northern Lights (Howard Norman)
67
Northwest Passage (Kenneth Roberts)
Northwest Passage (Kenneth Roberts)
68
The Octopus (Frank Norris)
The Octopus (Frank Norris)
69
The Once and Future King (T.H. White)
The Once and Future King (T.H. White)
70
Penrod (Booth Tarkington)
Penrod (Booth Tarkington)
71
The Prince of Tides (Pat Conroy)
The Prince of Tides (Pat Conroy)
72
The Princess Bride (William Goldman)
The Princess Bride (William Goldman)
73
Revolutionary Road (Richard Yates)
Revolutionary Road (Richard Yates)
74
The Right Stuff (Tom Wolfe)
The Right Stuff (Tom Wolfe)
75
A River Runs Through It (Norman Maclean)
A River Runs Through It (Norman Maclean)
76
Roots (Alex Haley)
Roots (Alex Haley)
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77
Seven Pillars of Wisdom (T.E. Lawrence)
Seven Pillars of Wisdom (T.E. Lawrence)
78
The Sea Wolf (Jack London)
The Sea Wolf (Jack London)
79
The Shipping News (Annie Proux)
The Shipping News (Annie Proux)
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Shoeless Joe (W P Kinsella)
Shoeless Joe (W P Kinsella)
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