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Author Norris, Frank, 1870-1902.

Title The octopus; a story of California.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass., R. Bentley, 1971.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Adult Fiction  NORRIS    Check Shelf
Description 458 pages map 22 cm
Note Vol. 1 of the author's trilogy, The epic of the wheat; the 2d of which is The pit, and the 3d is The wolf.
Summary "Based on an actual, bloody dispute between wheat farmers and the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1880, The octopus is a stunning novel of the waning days of the frontier West." --Cover.
Subject San Joaquin Valley (Calif.) -- Fiction.
Mussel Slough Tragedy, 1880 -- Fiction.
Wheat farmers -- Fiction.
California -- Fiction.
Farmers -- Fiction.
Mussel Slough Tragedy (1880) (OCoLC)fst01031083
Farmers. (OCoLC)fst00921321
Wheat farmers. (OCoLC)fst01174435
California. (OCoLC)fst01204928
California -- San Joaquin Valley. (OCoLC)fst01270333
Chronological Term 1880
Genre/Form Railroad stories.
Western stories.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Railroad stories. (OCoLC)fst01750209
ISBN 0837604052
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