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The octopus; : a story of California, (ebook)

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The octopus; : a story of California
Title
The octopus;
Title remainder
a story of California
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 farmers, they are challenged to defend themselves. The second volume of "The Epic of Wheat" trilogy, "The Pit", was published after Norris' death and the third installment, to be titled "The Wolf", was never written
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1870-1902
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Norris, Frank
Dewey number
813/.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Electronic books
  • San Joaquin Valley (Calif.)
  • Mussel Slough Tragedy, 1880
  • Wheat farmers
  • California
  • Farmers
Target audience
adult
Label
The octopus; : a story of California, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781596253315
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907300
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907300
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MWT11907300
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The octopus; : a story of California, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781596253315
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907300
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907300
System control number
MWT11907300
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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