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By Charles W. Chesnutt,Matthew Wilson,Marjan van Schaik

ISBN-10: 1578067618

ISBN-13: 9781578067619

ISBN-10: 1604732571

ISBN-13: 9781604732573

Published in paperback for the 1st time, A enterprise Career is the tale of Stella Merwin, a white lady coming into the working-class international to find the reality in the back of her upper-class father's monetary failure. A "New girl" of the Eighteen Nineties, Stella joins a stenographer's workplace and uncovers a life-altering mystery that enables her to regain her prestige and wealth.

while Charles W. Chesnutt died in 1932, he left in the back of six manuscripts unpublished, A company Career between them. besides novels of Paul Laurence Dunbar, it's one of many first written through an African American who crosses the colour line to jot down in regards to the white international. it's also certainly one of merely Chesnutt novels with a feminine protagonist.

Rejecting the unconventional for booklet, Houghton Mifflin editor Walter Hines web page inspired Chesnutt to aim to get the ebook in print. "You will without doubt have the ability to discover a writer, and my suggestion to you is decidedly to maintain making an attempt until eventually you do locate one," he wrote. web page basically observed that during A company Career Chesnutt had written a winning renowned novel grounded in realism yet person who exploits parts of romance.

Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932) was once an cutting edge and influential African American author of the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries. His novels contain The condominium in the back of the Cedars, The Marrow of Tradition, The Colonel's Dream, in addition to the posthumously released novel Paul Marchand, F.M.C. from collage Press of Mississippi.

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