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The Chasm

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The Chasm

by COOK, George Cram

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1911. First Edition. Octavo. Original decorated cloth boards; 379pp. Spine darkened, boards rubbed and soiled; owner's name to front endpaper; text clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. Socialist novel, written shortly after Cook's conversion to Socialism under the influence of Floyd Dell. Rideout: "The 'chasm' of the title is partly objectified in the conflict faced by a wealthy American girl between the philosophy of Nitezsche...and that of Marx, as represented by her father's handsome young Socialist gardener." The setting is divided between Russia and Moline, Illinois. RIDEOUT p.293. HANNA 786.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
11361
Title
The Chasm
Author
COOK, George Cram
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Frederick A. Stokes
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1911
Keywords
rideout fiction socialism
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Fiction; Socialism; Rideout;

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Octavo
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