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The Greatest American Novels of All Time (According to Baillie)

For the upcoming Fourth of July, here's my list of the greatest American novels of all time. Every author of these books were, more or less, born here in the U.S., or at least live in the U.S., but their famous works are what makes them incredibly famous.
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
2
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
3
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
4
The Godfather
The Godfather
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5
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
6
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
7
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
8
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
9
East of Eden
East of Eden
10
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
11
Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck)
Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck)
12
Invisible Man
Invisible Man
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13
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
14
The Red Badge of Courage
The Red Badge of Courage
15
Absalom, Absalom!
Absalom, Absalom!
16
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
17
Light in August
Light in August
18
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
19
A Farewell to Arms
A Farewell to Arms
20
For Whom the Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls
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21
The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
22
The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea
23
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
24
The Naked and the Dead (Norman Mailer)
The Naked and the Dead (Norman Mailer)
25
All the King's Men
All the King's Men
26
Lolita
Lolita
27
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
28
Blood Meridian
Blood Meridian
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29
No Country for Old Men (Cormac McCarthy)
No Country for Old Men (Cormac McCarthy)
30
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
31
Lonesome Dove
Lonesome Dove
32
The Last of the Mohicans
The Last of the Mohicans
33
The Things They Carried (Tim O'Brien)
The Things They Carried (Tim O'Brien)
34
Pollyanna (Eleanor H. Porter)
Pollyanna (Eleanor H. Porter)
35
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables
36
The Wizard of Oz (L. Frank Baum)
The Wizard of Oz (L. Frank Baum)
37
The Green Mile (Stephen King)
The Green Mile (Stephen King)
38
Leaves of Grass
Leaves of Grass
39
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
40
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
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