The Octopus (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

The Octopus (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

4.1 7
by Frank Norris
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions


Like a predatory octopus, the railroad tracks of California squeezed the wheat fields and the farmers with its steel tentacles. A story of deep personal tragedies, The Octopus concerns political corruption and American enterprise. It explores the natural forces that shaped individual human lives, and is an acknowledged masterpiece of American literarySee more details below

Overview


Like a predatory octopus, the railroad tracks of California squeezed the wheat fields and the farmers with its steel tentacles. A story of deep personal tragedies, The Octopus concerns political corruption and American enterprise. It explores the natural forces that shaped individual human lives, and is an acknowledged masterpiece of American literary naturalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411431164
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Series:
Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
329,394
File size:
1 MB

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >