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
1912
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.

References[edit]

  • Hanna, Archibald (1985). A Mirror for the Nation: An Annotated Bibliography of American Social Fiction, 1901-1950. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. ISBN 0-8240-8727-5.