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The Rise of Silas Lapham

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The Rise of Silas Lapham is a novel written by William Dean Howells in 1885 about the materialistic rise of Silas Lapham from rags to riches, and his ensuing moral susceptibility. Silas earns a fortune in the paint business, but he lacks social standards, which he tries to attain through his daughter's marriage to the aristocratic Corey family. Silas' morality does not fail him. He loses his money but makes the right moral decision when his partner proposes the unethical selling of the mills to English settlers.

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ISBN:
9781595477101
Author:
Howells, William Dean
Publisher:
NuVision Publications
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
5.98x9.01x.71 in. 1.04 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Rise of Silas Lapham is a novel written by William Dean Howells in 1885 about the materialistic rise of Silas Lapham from rags to riches, and his ensuing moral susceptibility. Silas earns a fortune in the paint business, but he lacks social standards, which he tries to attain through his daughter's marriage to the aristocratic Corey family. Silas' morality does not fail him. He loses his money but makes the right moral decision when his partner proposes the unethical selling of the mills to English settlers.
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