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Drenewydd 220 ment. The first two volumes of a projected trilogy of novels based
on the life of the American transportation magnate Charles T. Yerkes, The
Financier (1912) and The Titan (1914), followed. Dreiser recorded his
experiences on ...
From its origin in the Montgenevre region, Hautes-Alpes departe- ment, to its
confluence with the Rhone below Avignon, it is 189 mi (304 km) long. The
Clairee and Guisane rivers, both of which are longer and more powerful streams
than the ...
He was also appointed prefect (administrator for the national government and
departement) of the Isere departe- ment, a position he held from 1802 to 1814,
with his headquarters at Grenoble. He showed great administrative ability, as in ...
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