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ISBN-10: 1406587109

ISBN-13: 9781406587104

Edition: N/A

Authors: Theodore Dreiser

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List price: $36.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 540
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Theodore Dreiser was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, the twelfth of 13 children. His childhood was spent in poverty, or near poverty, and his family moved often. In spite of the constant relocations, Dreiser managed to attend school, and, with the financial aid of a sympathetic high school teacher, he was able to attend Indiana University. However, the need for income forced him to leave college after one year and take a job as a reporter in Chicago. Over the next 10 years, Dreiser held a variety of newspaper jobs in Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and finally New York. He published his first novel, Sister Carrie in 1900, but because the publisher's wife considered its language and subject matter too…