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.
|Publisher:||Barnes & Noble|
|Series:||Barnes & Noble Digital Library|
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About 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).