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The Rise of Silas Lapham
The Rise of Silas Lapham
Author: William Dean Howells
Howells' richly humorous characterization of a self-made millionaire in Boston society provides a paradigm of American culture in the Gilded Age. After establishing a fortune in the paint business, Silas Lapham moves his family from their Vermont farm to the city of Boston, where they awkwardly attempt to break into Brahmin society. Silas, greed...  more »
ISBN: 424119
Publication Date: 1949
Pages: 394
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Publisher: Rinehart & Company
Book Type: Paperback
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