Sister Carrie

Sister Carrie

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  • Author: Theodore Dreiser
  • SKU/ISBN: 1-59194-011-7
  • Year: 2005
  • Page count: 407
  • Reading level: 9
  • Lexile Level: 620L
  • Availability: In stock


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Alone in the city, a young woman meets a man who promises to make her dreams come true. Eighteen-year-old Carrie is drawn to the glamour, wealth, and excitement of Chicago.  But to be part of this glittering world, she will need much more money than she can even imagine.  The only jobs she can find offer harsh conditions and little pay.  Finally, inexperienced and desperate, she allows the smooth-talking salesman Charles Drouet to buy her meals and pretty clothes.  Will Carrie ever find true happiness?  And how much will she have to give up to get what she wants?

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