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The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

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The Financier
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: B001IURLK8
Number of pages: 464

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Based on the life of flamboyant financier C.T. Yerkes, Dreiser's portrayal of the unscrupulous magnate Cowperwood embodies the idea that behind every great fortune there is a crime. You don't read Dreiser for literary finesse, but his great intensity and keen journalistic eye give this portrait a powerful reality.

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