Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer by Steven Millhauser
Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer is a 1996 novel by Steven Millhauser. It won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Millhauser told an interviewer that winning the Pulitzer Prize would not change his life one bit — "I dare it to," he was quoted as saying. The novel follows the exploits of a young, optimistic entrepreneur, the eponymous Martin Dressler, in late nineteenth century New York City. It vividly evokes its time and place through elaborate description.
The 1532nd greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)