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The Octopus: A Story Of California

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The Octopus: A Story Of California
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Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN/ASIN: 8562022802
Number of pages: 670

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This is a turn-of-the-century epic of California wheat farmers struggling against the rapacity of the Pacific and Southwestern Railroad, which will stop at nothing to extend its domination. This is the story of the waning days of the frontier West.

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