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The Resource The octopus : a story of California, Frank Norris ; with an introduction by Kevin Starr

The octopus : a story of California, Frank Norris ; with an introduction by Kevin Starr

Label
The octopus : a story of California
Title
The octopus
Title remainder
a story of California
Statement of responsibility
Frank Norris ; with an introduction by Kevin Starr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Pacific and Southern Railroad engages in corrupt legislation to rob the farmers of their savings from the wheat crops. A grim harvest of death and disillusionment, and financial and moral ruin is yielded
Member of
Summary
When the railroad owners try to rob farmers of their crops, one farmer compromises his beliefs and suffers in the late 19th century
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047371
Cataloging source
DLC
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1870-1902
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Norris, Frank
Dewey number
813/.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2472
LC item number
.O3 1986
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
  • Penguin twentieth-century classics
  • The epic of the wheat series
Series volume
[bk. 1]
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  • Wheat
  • Railroad stories
  • Farmers
  • San Joaquin Valley (Calif.)
  • California
Target audience
adult
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a story of California
Label
The octopus : a story of California, Frank Norris ; with an introduction by Kevin Starr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Series numeration from goodreads.com
  • At head of title: The epic of the wheat
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 653-656
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1592194
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 656 pages
Isbn
9780140187700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)PIN87147879
Label
The octopus : a story of California, Frank Norris ; with an introduction by Kevin Starr
Publication
Note
  • Series numeration from goodreads.com
  • At head of title: The epic of the wheat
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 653-656
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1592194
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 656 pages
Isbn
9780140187700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)PIN87147879

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