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Barbour, A. Maynard: Breakers Ahead v.1 July 10, 2009
Barbour, A. Maynard: Breakers Ahead (1906)
The story outlines the life of a "sublime egoist." a young Englishman, Thomas Macavoy Denning, leaves home because he has been expelled from school, and comes to America with the resolve to make in the New World, single- handed, a name which shall equal his father's in the old. He succeeds in so far as wealth and position are concerned, by sheer will, force, and self confidence. He succeeds financially; but on the eve of his political triumph, just as his election as governor of a Western state seems assured, the results of a lax past, of a period when he sowed wild oats rises up to defeat him—and his was not a soul which could bear defeat.
Spelling largely left as in the original Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott Co 1906 edition.
One illustration (by James L. Wood).
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