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The Rise of Silas Lapham

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William Dean Howells' 1885 novel, The Rise of Silas Lapham tells the story of its protagonist's materialistic aspirations; his rise from rags to riches. Despite making a fortune in business, Silas feels he lacks social position; he banks on the marriage of his daughter to an aristocratic family to change this. But Silas faces a moral quandary when his business partner suggests dodgy business dealings.


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Publisher: Duke Classics

Kindle Book

  • Release date: February 20, 2012

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781620110003
  • Release date: February 20, 2012

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781620110003
  • File size: 474 KB
  • Release date: February 20, 2012

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

William Dean Howells' 1885 novel, The Rise of Silas Lapham tells the story of its protagonist's materialistic aspirations; his rise from rags to riches. Despite making a fortune in business, Silas feels he lacks social position; he banks on the marriage of his daughter to an aristocratic family to change this. But Silas faces a moral quandary when his business partner suggests dodgy business dealings.


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