The Rise Of Silas Lapham

The Rise Of Silas Lapham

by William Dean Howells
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The Rise Of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

The Rise of Silas Lapham is about the materialistic rise of Silas Lapham from rags to riches. Silas earns a fortune in the paint business, but he lacks social standards, and morals, which he tries to attain through his daughter's marriage to the aristocratic Corey family, and is successful. Silas's morality does not fail him. He loses his money but is able to make the right moral decision when his partner proposes the unethical selling of the mills

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604596885
Publisher: Wilder Publications
Publication date: 02/20/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

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The Rise of Silas Lapham 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
ChuckCC More than 1 year ago
I love this book. A morality tale on ambition, wealth, social standing. It is both sad and hilarious and ultimately uplifting.
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Typos and font translation problems abound.
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