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The Pit
The Pit
Author: Frank Norris
The Pit, a novel situated in Chicago at the close of the century, describes the lure of board of trade gambling and an epic attempt to "corner" the supply of wheat. Curtis Jardwin, a man of immense energy and ability, is the main figure in the book as he plunges through a career as a wheat market "bull" which leads him from obscurity to a brill...  more »
ISBN: 287779
Publication Date: 1956
Pages: 421

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Publisher: Grove Press
Book Type: Paperback
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