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The gilded age : a tale of today

Autore: Mark Twain; Charles Dudley Warner
Editore: New York : New American Library, 1969.
Serie: Signet classic.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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First published in 1873, The Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America-an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation's peacetime optimism. With his characteristic wit and perception, Mark Twain and his collaborator, Charles Dudley Warner, attack the greed, lust, and naivete of their  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Political fiction
Satire
Fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Mark Twain; Charles Dudley Warner
Numero OCLC: 24301
Note: "Second and corrected printing of the first edition published in ... 1873."
Descrizione: 455 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Titolo della serie: Signet classic.
Responsabilità: by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner ; with an introd. by Marvin Felheim.

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First published in 1873, The Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America-an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation's peacetime optimism. With his characteristic wit and perception, Mark Twain and his collaborator, Charles Dudley Warner, attack the greed, lust, and naivete of their own time in a work which endures as a valuable social document and one of America's most important satirical novels.

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