The Rise of Silas Lapham
- Sales Rank:155,038
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:December 12, 2012
William Dean Howell's richly humerous 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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