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Dreiser, Theodore (1871-1945) - An American editor and
novelist known as a leading exponent of American naturalism.
Sister Carrie (1900) - Dreiserís first novel is the darkly realistic
story of Carrie Meeberís futile pursuit of happiness in 1890ís
Chicago and New York. A controversial book, it was initially
thought to be an immoral and obscene work. Today, Sister Carrie
is considered by many to be Dreiserís finest novel.