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The Gilded Age

Author: Mark Twain; Charles Dudley Warner; Augustus Hoppin
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2006.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2006 Modern Library edView all editions and formats
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"This rollicking novel is rife with unscrupulous politicians, colorful plutocrats, and blindly optimistic speculators caught up in a frenzy of romance, murder, and surefire deals gone bust. First published in 1873 and filled with unforgettable characters such as the vainglorious Colonel Sellers and the ruthless Senator Dilsworthy, The Gilded Age is a hilarious and instructive lesson in American history."--Publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Satire
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Charles Dudley Warner; Augustus Hoppin
ISBN: 0812973569 9780812973563
OCLC Number: 61687934
Description: xxiv, 485 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Responsibility: Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner ; introduction by Ron Powers ; notes by Joseph Csicsila ; original illustrations by Augustus Hoppin, Henry Louis Stephens, and True Williams.
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"This rollicking novel is rife with unscrupulous politicians, colorful plutocrats, and blindly optimistic speculators caught up in a frenzy of romance, murder, and surefire deals gone bust. First published in 1873 and filled with unforgettable characters such as the vainglorious Colonel Sellers and the ruthless Senator Dilsworthy, The Gilded Age is a hilarious and instructive lesson in American history."--Publisher description.

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