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The Rise of Silas Lapham is William Dean Howells 1885 novel which tells the story of its title character, who inherits his father's paint business and subsequently makes a great deal of money. Silas moves his family from rural Vermont to Boston in order to try and improve his social position. The consequences of which are both humorous and tragic. A sharp contrast is drawn between 'new' and 'old' money by William Dean Howells in this classic work, for which he is best known.

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ISBN:
9781420931600
Publisher:
Digireads.com
Subject:
Classics
Author:
Howells, William Dean
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.47 in. .67 lbs.

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The Rise of Silas Lapham
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"Synopsis" by , The Rise of Silas Lapham is William Dean Howells 1885 novel which tells the story of its title character, who inherits his father's paint business and subsequently makes a great deal of money. Silas moves his family from rural Vermont to Boston in order to try and improve his social position. The consequences of which are both humorous and tragic. A sharp contrast is drawn between 'new' and 'old' money by William Dean Howells in this classic work, for which he is best known.
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