The pit
Frank Norris

The pit

a story of Chicago.

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Published by R. Bentley in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English.

About the Book

This classic literary critique of turn-of-the-century capitalism in the United States reveals Norris's powerful story of an obsessed trader intent on cornering the wheat market and the consequences of his unchecked greed.

The Pit was part two of a planned three part trilogy, The Epic of the Wheat (The Octopus was part one), however Norris died before completing the third novel.

Edition Notes

Vol. 2 of the author's trilogy, The epic of the wheat; the 1st of which is The octopus, and the 3d is The wolf.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.4
Library of Congress
PZ3.N792 P22, PS2472 P22

The Physical Object

Pagination
421 p.
Number of pages
421

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5709679M
ISBN 10
0837604079
LC Control Number
70184738
Goodreads
1262973

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