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The Best Times

An Informal Memoir
A non fiction book by

A record of his childhood, young adulthood, and twenties, The Best Times is a collage of cherished memories. He reflects on the joys of an itinerant life enriched by new and diverse friendships, customs, cultures, and cuisines.

Luminary personalities and landscapes abound in the 1920s literary world Dos Passos loved. F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, E.E. Cummings, Gerald and Sara Murphy, Horsley Gantt - they are his beloved friends. Spain, the French Riviera, Paris, Persia, the Caucasus - they are his beloved footpaths.

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Hardback Editions

January 1968 : UK Hardback

Title: Best Times
Author(s): John Dos Passos
ISBN: 0-233-95978-5 / 978-0-233-95978-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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November 1966 : USA Hardback

Title: The Best Times
Author(s): John Dos Passos
ISBN: 0-453-00116-5 / 978-0-453-00116-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton
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Paperback Editions

July 2015 : USA Paperback

Title: The Best Times: An Informal Memoir
Author(s): John Dos Passos
ISBN: 1-5040-1146-5 / 978-1-5040-1146-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Distribution
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