Theodore Dreiser

Sister Carrie

Sister Carrie (1900) is a novel by Theodore Dreiser about a young country girl who moves to the big city where she starts realizing her own American Dream, first as a mistress to men that she perceives as superior, and later becoming a famous actress. It has been called the «greatest of all American urban novels.
551 printed pages
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Quotes

    Radical Strangerhas quoted8 years ago
    When a girl leaves her home at eighteen, she does one of two things. Either she falls into saving hands and becomes better, or she rapidly assumes the cosmopolitan standard of virtue and becomes worse.
    b7722574071has quoted4 months ago
    A gush of tears at her mother's farewell kiss
    b6232554223has quoted5 months ago
    little slip bearing

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