The Olympian (novel)

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The Olympian: A Story of the City
Author James Oppenheim
Country United States
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Harper and Brothers
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages 417
OCLC 3715121

The Olympian: A Story of the City is a novel by the American writer James Oppenheim (1882–1932) set in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

It tells the Horatio Alger story of Kirby Trask, who rises from the working-class to become a steel magnate.


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