The Olympian (novel)

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The Olympian: A Story of the City
AuthorJames Oppenheim
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreNovel
PublisherHarper and Brothers
Publication date
1912
Media typePrint (hardback)
Pages417
OCLC3715121

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.