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The Rise of Silas Lapham

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Based on 2,738 Ratings and 167 Reviews

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"Let fiction cease to lie about life; let it portray men and women as they are, actuated by the motives and the passions in the measure we all know."-William Dean Howells

The Rise of Silas Lapham, first published in book form in 1885, was the first important novel to center on the American businessman and the first to treat its theme with a realism that was to foreshad... More
Book Information
PublisherSignet Book
BindingMass Market Paperback (176 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages384
ISBN-100451528220
ISBN-13978-0451528223
Publication Date03/01/2002
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About William Dean Howells (Author) : William Dean Howells is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of William Dean Howells include The Rise of Silas Lapham (Unabridged), The Children's Plutarch: Tales Of T... more
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About Louis Auchincloss (Introduction) : Louis Auchincloss is a published author. Some of the published credits of Louis Auchincloss include Theodore Roosevelt (Unabridged), The Warden (Modern Library Classics), Forging a New Nation: 1765-17... more
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