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Author Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932.

Title A Business Career
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (239 pages)
Summary Never before published, A Business Career is the story of Stella Merwin, a white woman entering the working-class world to discover the truth behind her upper-class father's financial failure. A "New Woman" of the 1890s, Stella joins a stenographer's office and uncovers a life-altering secret that allows her to regain her status and wealth. When Charles W. Chesnutt died in 1932, he left behind six manuscripts unpublished, A Business Career among them. Along with novels of Paul Laurence Dunbar, it is one of the first written by an African American who crosses the color line to write about th
Notes Print version record
Subject Children of the rich -- Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Stenographers -- Fiction.
Women -- Employment -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Van Schaik, Marjan A.
Wilson, Matthew, 1949-
ISBN 1621031683 (electronic bk.)
9781621031680 (electronic bk.)