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The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

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The Rise of Silas Lapham
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1604596880

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About the materialistic rise of Silas Lapham from rags to riches. Silas earns a fortune in the paint business, but he lacks social standards, and morals, which he tries to attain through his daughter's marriage to the aristocratic Corey family, and is successful. Silas's morality does not fail him.

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