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The Rise of Silas Lapham

The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells
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William Dean Howells' 1885 novel, The Rise of Silas Lapham tells the story of its protagonist's materialistic aspirations; his rise from rags to riches. Despite making a fortune in business, Silas feels he lacks social position; he banks on the marriage of his daughter to an aristocratic family to change this. But Silas faces a moral quandary when his business partner suggests dodgy business dealings.

The Floating Press; August 2009
ISBN 9781775416500
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Title: The Rise of Silas Lapham
Author: William Dean Howells
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