John Dos Passos (1896-1970) was an American author, born in Chicago.
He made a reputation with the war novels One Man's Initiation in 1919 and Three Soldiers in 1921.
His greatest work is the USA trilogy 1930-1936, which gives a panoramic view of US life through the device of placing fictitious characters against the real setting of newspaper headlines and contemporary events.
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John Dos Passos was an American novelist and author.