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A Story of San Francisco

Frank Norris
Edited with an introduction by Jerome Loving

April 2009

ISBN: 9780199554898

384 pages

In Stock

Oxford World's Classics

Price: £8.99



McTeague (1899) tells the story of charlatan dentist McTeague and his wife Trina, and their spiralling descent into moral corruption. Norris is often considered to be the `American Zola', and this passionate tale of greed, degeneration, and death is one of the most purely naturalistic American novels of the nineteenth century. It also formed the basis for Erich von Stroheim's cult film, Greed (1923).

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About the Author(s)

Frank Norris

Edited with an introduction by Jerome Loving, Professor of English, Texas A & M University

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