The Mystery of Metropolisville (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Mystery of Metropolisville (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Edward Eggleston
     
 

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This 1873 novel, set in a fictional Minnesota town during a real-estate bubble, describes the carving up of the American frontier by the sharp speculators who helped to usher in the Gilded Age.  The story of greed and deception is both timely and timeless. 

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This 1873 novel, set in a fictional Minnesota town during a real-estate bubble, describes the carving up of the American frontier by the sharp speculators who helped to usher in the Gilded Age.  The story of greed and deception is both timely and timeless. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411444942
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
324
File size:
357 KB

Meet the Author



Edward Eggleston (1837-1902) was an American novelist and historian.  A pioneering regionalist and realist who is most closely identified with Indiana, his best-known novels include The Hoosier School-Master (1871), The End of the World (1872), and The Circuit Rider (1874).  His most notable histories are Beginners of a Nation (1896) and Transit of Civilization from England to America (1900).

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