The Rise of Silas Lapham
By (author) William Dean Howells
Format: Paperback / softback
Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells
Book DescriptionThe Rise of Silas Lapham is a novel written by William Dean Howells in 1885 about the materialistic rise of Silas Lapham from rags to riches, and his ensuing moral susceptibility. Silas earns a fortune in the paint business, but he lacks social standards, which he tries to attain through his daughter's marriage to the aristocratic Corey family. Silas' morality does not fail him. He loses his money but makes the right moral decision when his partner proposes the unethical selling of the mills to English settlers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781595477101
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: NuVision Publications
Publisher: NuVision Publications
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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