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The octopus; a story of California.

Author: Frank Norris
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., R. Bentley, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on an actual, bloody dispute between wheat farmers and the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1880, The octopus is a stunning novel of the waning days of the frontier West." --Cover.
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Genre/Form: Railroad stories
Western stories
Allegories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Norris
ISBN: 0837604052 9780837604053
OCLC Number: 309426
Notes: Vol. 1 of the author's trilogy, The epic of the wheat; the 2d of which is The pit, and the 3d is The wolf.
Description: 458 pages map 22 cm

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"Based on an actual, bloody dispute between wheat farmers and the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1880, The octopus is a stunning novel of the waning days of the frontier West." --Cover.

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