Penguin Group USA, Incorporated, 1962
A teenage girl without money or connections leaves her small town in search of a better life in Dreiser's revolutionary first novel. The chronicle of Carrie Meeber's rise from obscurity to fame -- and the effects of her progress on the men who use her and are used in turn -- aroused much controversy upon its debut in 1900.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - m.belljackson - LibraryThing
Sister Carrie offers insights into the lives of working men and women in late 1800s Chicago and New York City. Unfortunately, it becomes a painfully dreary story, relived only by a streetcar strike ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PatsyMurray - LibraryThing
Theodore Dreiser was an accomplished journalist and it shows in the brisk, detailed style of this, his first novel. It is a novel with a theme: we are doomed to lead empty lives because all of our ... Read full review