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William Dean Howells' richly humorous characterization of a self-made millionaire in Boston society provides a paradigm of American culture in the Gilded Age.

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Abjuring the city for a pastoral life, a group of utopians set out to reform a dissipated America. But the group is a powerful mix of competing ambitions and its idealism finds little satisfaction in …
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Swastika Night
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Margaret Dunmore: or, a Socialist home. [A novel.]

Title: Margaret Dunmore: or, a Socialist home. [A novel.]

Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the worl…
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Another cover edition can be found HERE.

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Of One Blood: Or, the Hidden Self: The Givens Collection
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