The Resource Money Changers, (electronic resource)

Money Changers, (electronic resource)

Label
Money Changers
Title
Money Changers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early part of the twentieth century, Upton Sinclair earned a reputation as a prolific writer, committed socialist, and political activist. He gained enormous popularity when his eloquent 1906 novel The Jungle exposed conditions in the U.S. meat-packing industry, and years later, he earned a Pulitzer Prize for his series tale, Dragon's Teeth. In The Money Changers, Sinclair explores the Wall Street panic of 1907 in novel form, exposing greed and corruption within the American system. Originally published a century ago, it's a cautionary tale with a theme that could have been ripped from today's headlines. Allan Montague is a prosperous New York lawyer trying to help an old friend from Mississippi who's just moved to the city. Young widow Lucy Dupree, whose beauty makes men's hearts skip a beat, is eager to move forward and establish herself in the right social circles. As a favor, Montague offers to help Lucy sell a block of stock. But with that one transaction, they unwittingly become tangled in a web of unscrupulous power brokers who've concocted a daring scheme to manipulate the stock market for personal gain. If their plan succeeds, a rival trust company will fall, sparking a Wall Street bloodbath . . . and financial chaos throughout the world!
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Sinclair, Upton
Dewey number
813.5
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Capitalists and financiers
  • Financial crises
  • Young women
  • Rich people
  • Speculation
  • Socialites
  • Electronic books
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Money Changers, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11602313
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11602313
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11602313
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Money Changers, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11602313
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11602313
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11602313
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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