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Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

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One of Joseph Conrad's greatest works, Nostromo is a gripping tale of capitalist exploitation and rebellion that employs flashbacks and glimpses of the future to depict the lure of silver and its effects on men.
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display_description In the harbor town of Sulaco, a vivid cast of characters is caught up in a civil war to decide whether its fabulously wealthy silver mine, funded by American money but owned by a third-generation English immigrant, can be preserved from the hands of venal politicians. Greed and corruption seep into the lives of everyone, and Nostromo, the principled foreman of the mine, is tested to the limit. -- adapted from Amazon.
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title Nostromo : A Tale of the Seaboard
title_display Nostromo : a tale of the seaboard
title_full Nostromo : a tale of the seaboard / Joseph Conrad ; edited with an introduction and notes by Véronique Pauly, Nostromo A Tale of the Seaboard, Nostromo [electronic resource] : a tale of the seaboard / by Joseph Conrad
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