The Octopus: A California Story

The Octopus: A California Story

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Inspired by The Mussel Slough Tragedy, an 1880 dispute over land titles between California settlers and the Southern Pacific Railroad, Frank Norris' 1901 novel, "The Octopus: A California Story", is the first part in the unfinished trilogy, "The Epic of Wheat". The novel depicts the conflict between wheat farmers in the San Joaquin Valley and the Pacific and Southwestern railroad. When the railroad attempts to take possession of land leased to and improved by the… (more)


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Publisher: Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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