The Rise of Silas Lapham
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- Language:English (Published)
- Edition:17th Printing
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.6
- Dimensions (in):7.5 x 5 x 0.8
- Publication Date:1966
William Dean Howell's 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.
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