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Financier, the (1912) [Novel]
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America at its most gaudy, greedy, and ruthless era forms the setting of The Financier. Frank Cowperwood, the hero of this novel, is more than a match for his times. As he deals and double-deals, betrays and is in turn betrayed, Cowperwood emerges as the very embodiment of animal egotism and appetite, hungering for a fulfillment he himself cannot name, restlessly seeking it in wealth, in women, in power. His climb to success becomes the American success story stripped down to brutal realities - a struggle for spoils without conscience, pity, or even final purpose.

Original title: The Financier
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Financier, the

Financier, the (1912)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

The Financier (1995)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Meridian Books
ISBN: 9780452008250
Pages: 460
Notes: Afterword by Larzer Ziff

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