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The plum tree / by David Graham Phillips ; illustrated by E.M. Ashe.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 813 P558p (Text) 336959-1001 Authors' room Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 813 P558p (Text) 00000106873466 Authors' room Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM 831 P558P (Text) 0000103108684 General book Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 389 pages, 19 unnumbered pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1905]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"March"--Verso of title-page.
Frontispiece and plates facing pages: 20, 142, 226, 294.
Publisher's advertisements: pages 4-19 at end.
A novel.
Summary, etc.:
"A young country lawyer is driven by poverty to accept an assemblyman's salary from the hands of a "boss," and when his conscience forces him to vote against a bad bill he is thrown out of office. He becomes a reform county prosecutor but fails in re-election and accepts a position as lawyer for the power company which he had been actively fighting. He makes a rich, loveless marriage, becomes a U.S. senator, and in the end, looking back upon the seeting furnace of corruption thru which he has passed, finds comfort in the love of the girl he renounced in his days of poverty"--The Cumulative Book Review Digest, Vol. I, 1905.
Binding Information:
Publishers tan-grey cloth stamped in black, red and gold on cover with large medallion featuring "money tree" motif with dollar signs in gold hung like fruit among its red leaves; smaller shrub-like tree ornament in red and black on spine with red dollar sign at center. Binding signed with separated initials "R R" by book designer Rome K. Richardson.
Subject: Legislators > United States > Fiction.
Political corruption > United States > Fiction.
Legal stories.
Indiana > Fiction.

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