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Publisher Description

The Octopus depicts the conflict between wheat farmers in the San Joaquin Valley and the Pacific and Southwestern railroad (P&SW). The railroad attempts to take possession of the land the farmers have been improving for many years, forcing them to defend themselves. The wheat farmers are represented by Magnus Derrick, the reluctant leader of the ad hoc farmer's League designed to fight for retention of their land and low cost freight rates. S. Behrman serves as the local representative of P. & S. W. In his attempt at writing his great epic poem, Presley witnesses the disintegration of Annixter, Derrick, Hooven, and their families.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2015
April 2
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
530
Pages
PUBLISHER
Cornerstone Classics
SELLER
William P McCue
SIZE
28.9
MB

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