A Story of California
By (author) Frank Norris
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Octopus by Frank Norris
Book DescriptionBased on an actual bloody dispute in 1880 between wheat farmers and the Southern Pacific Railroad, this shocking tale of greed, betrayal, and a lust for power is played out during the waning days of the western frontier. The Octopus vividly and relentlessly records social and economic problems of the late-19th century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486432120
(210mm x 132mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Frank Norris
Vandover and the Brute, Paperback (October 2015)
Rejected by nineteenth-century publishers for its sordid and shocking subject matter, Vandover and the Brute is a powerful novel of turn-of-the-century San Francisco.
Man's Woman, Paperback / softback (September 2007)» View all books by Frank Norris
Benjamin Franklin Norris (1870-1902) was an American novelist during the Progressive Era, writing predominantly in the naturalist genre. His notable works include "McTeague" (1899), "The Octopus: A California Story" (1901), and "The Pit" (1903). "A Man's Woman" was originally published in 1899.
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