The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today

The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today

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First published in 1873, The Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America-an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation's peacetime optimism. With his characteristic wit and perception, Mark Twain and his collaborator, Charles Dudley Warner, attack the greed, lust, and naivete of their own time in a work which endures as a valuable social… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin Classic (September 01, 2001)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 512 pages

File size: 761 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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