The Pit: A Story of Chicago

The Pit: A Story of Chicago

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Norris described The Pit as a fictitious narrative of a "deal" in the Chicago wheat pit, which is the nickname of the trading floor of the Chicago Board of Trade, where commodities are traded like stocks and bonds. One man tries to corner the market on wheat to make a fortune. More than a business story, the novel deals with love and the lack of love in a relationship, selfishness, power, greed, the financial power of men and lack of their power to control events… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1903

Word count: 124,251 words (≈ about 8 hours)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4382/4382-h/4382-h.htm

License: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (cc by-nc-sa)


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