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A Hazard of New Fortunes (Modern Library Classics)

 
 
 
 
A Hazard of New Fortunes (Modern Library Classics)
Author: William Dean Howells
ISBN 13: 9780375759277
ISBN 10: 375759271
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: 2002-02-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 624
List Price: $16.00
 
 

Centering on a conflict between a self-made millionaire and an idealistic reformer in turn-of-the-twentieth-century New York, A Hazard of New Fortunes insightfully renders the complexities of the American experience at a time of great social and economic upheaval and transformation. In its depiction of wealth, poverty, and New York City life, it remains a strikingly contemporary work.

Reproduced here is the authoritative Indiana University Press Edition edited and annotated by David J. Nordloh, with full scholarly commentary and extensive textual apparatus.