The Octopus

The ranches had been seized in the tentacles of the octopus; the iniquitous burden of extortionate freight rates had been imposed like a yoke of iron.

The Octopus

The Octopus

The Octopus: A Story of California is a novel written by author Frank Norris. The Octopus is about wheat growers who are in conflict with a railroad company during late 19th century California. The railroad company, controlling the local newspaper, state legislature and the land prove to be a tough force for the local wheat growers to fight against. The Octopus is highly recommended for those who are interested in novels taking place in early California and also those who enjoy the writings of author Frank Norris.

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The Octopus
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Frank Norris
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-05-30 - Publisher: Book Jungle

The Octopus: A Story of California is a novel written by author Frank Norris. The Octopus is about wheat growers who are in conflict with a railroad company during late 19th century California. The railroad company, controlling the local newspaper, state legislature and the land prove to be a tough
The Octopus
Language: en
Pages: 114
Authors: Henry Lee
Categories: Octopoda
Type: BOOK - Published: 1875 - Publisher:

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Aquarium notes. The octopus; or, The 'devil-fish' of fiction and of fact
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Henry Lee
Categories: Octopoda
Type: BOOK - Published: 1875 - Publisher:

Books about Aquarium notes. The octopus; or, The 'devil-fish' of fiction and of fact
Octopus
Language: en
Pages: 417
Authors: M. J. Wells
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-29 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

between the organ systems of cephalopods and those of less ambitious molluscs. Octopus does, as we would predict, live close to the limits set by its own physiology. The circulation, to take one example, is barely adequate for such an active animal, mainly because of the absence of any system
Octopus
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Richard Schweid
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

Our relationship to the octopus dates back to prehistory, when the eight-armed animal was depicted on vases and found in stone carvings from ancient Greece. Now we appreciate them for their abilities as escape artists, with sophisticated camouflage systems and ink jets—as well as their roles in tasty dishes from

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