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Cover of: The Titan by Theodore Dreiser
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Frank Algernon Cowperwood, the central character of Theodore Dreiser's previous work "The Financier," is now out of the Eastern District Penitentiary of Philadelphia. He still has his mistress and his fortune, plans to divorce his wife, and leaves for Chicago to scout its possibilities for a future home. He has letters of introduction to the most influential people--a bank president named Mr. Addison, for a start. Cowperwood is presented to others--lawyers, businessmen, and judges. At this beginning not one of them knew he had been incarcerated, and he wondered if that knowledge would affect their attitude towards him. He finally confesses his recent history to Addison and decides to establish his new company in Chicago. He carefully and thoroughly scrutinizes the conditions for establishing a wealth that would be envied by powerful men and selfish women. "The magnetizing power of fame is great." As Cowperwood climbs the glorified mountain and sets out to ultimately conquer this new world, his past foibles overcome him again--his desire for beautiful women, his acquisition of unbelievable wealth, his need to be accepted and understood and revered. His genius for social and financial manipulations fails him in politics. The ending is a philosophical overview of what has happened and what can happen to a man with a restless heart.

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45 editions First published in 1914

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Publish date unknown, Garden City Publishing Co.
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1914, John Lane Co., John Lane, the Bodley Head, Bell & Cockburn
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1914, John Lane Company, John Lane, The Bodley Head, Bell & Cockburn
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1914, John Lane Company, John Lane, The Bodley Head, Bell & Cockburn
The Titan
in English
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1914, John Lane Company, John Lane, The Bodley Head, Bell & Cockburn
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1914, John Lane Company, John Lane
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Microform in English
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1914, John Lane
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in English
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1925, World Publishing Company
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1925
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in English
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1925, World Publishing Company
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in English
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1925, Boni and Liveright
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1925, World Publishing Company
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in English
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1928, P. Zsolnay
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in German
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1936, Constable & Co., Ltd.
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in English - Popular edition.
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1946, World Pub. Co.
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1957, Foreign Languages Publishing House
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1959, Dell Publisher
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in English
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1959, Dell Pub. Co.
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in English
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1965, NAL
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in English
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1965, Signet
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in English
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October 31, 1965, Signet Classics
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Paperback
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October 1, 1965, Signet Classics
The Titan
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October 31, 1965, Signet Classics
The Titan
Paperback
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October 1, 1965, Signet Classics
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1974, Thomas Y. Crowell
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in English
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1988, Lenizdat
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in Russian
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January 2000, Blackstone Audiobooks
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Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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2000, Classic Books
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in English
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December 2002, IndyPublish.com
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Hardcover in English
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December 2002, IndyPublish.com
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Paperback in English
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2004, NuVision Publications
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eBook in English
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April 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
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January 2004, IndyPublish.com
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Paperback in English
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April 16, 2004, Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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Hardcover in English
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March 30, 2005, IndyPublish.com
The Titan
Paperback in English
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January 7, 2005, Book Jungle
The Titan
Paperback in English
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August 3, 2006, Waking Lion Press
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November 3, 2006, Hard Press
The Titan
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July 12, 2007, IndyPublish
The Titan
Paperback in English
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March 23, 2007, BiblioBazaar
The Titan (Large Print Edition)
Paperback in English
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December 30, 2007, Ams Pr Inc
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in English
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March 23, 2007, BiblioBazaar
The Titan
Paperback in English
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March 6, 2007, Classic Books Library
The Titan
Paperback in English

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