The Octopus: A Story of California

The Octopus: A Story of California

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Like the tentacles of an octopus, the tracks of the railroad reached out across California, as if to grasp everything of value in the state Based on an actual, bloody dispute between wheat farmers and the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1880, The Octopus is a stunning novel of the waning days of the frontier West. To the tough-minded and self-reliant farmers, the monopolistic, land-grabbing railroad represented everything they despised: consolidation, organization,… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin Classic (August 01, 1994)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 688 pages

File size: 674 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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