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Author Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.

Title The rise of Silas Lapham [sound recording] / by William Dean Howells.

Imprint [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, p2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Audiobook CD    HOW    Available
Description 10 sound discs (ca. 12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer Read by Grover Gardner.
Summary The Rise of Silas Lapham is an elegant tale of Boston society and manners. After establishing a fortune in the paint business, Silas Lapham moves his family from their Vermont farm to the city of Boston in order to improve his social position, the consequences of which are both humorous and tragic. The novel focuses on important themes in the American literary tradition and provides a paradigm of American culture in the Gilded Age.
Subject Businessmen -- Fiction.
Rich people -- Fiction.
Socialites -- Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Added Author Gardner, Grover.
ISBN 9781455129355
Music No. Z6659 Blackstone Audio

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