By Charles W. Chesnutt,Matthew Wilson,Marjan van Schaik

Published in paperback for the 1st time, A enterprise Career is the tale of Stella Merwin, a white girl coming into the working-class international to find the reality in the back of her upper-class father's monetary failure. A "New girl" of the Eighteen Nineties, Stella joins a stenographer's workplace and uncovers a life-altering mystery that enables her to regain her prestige and wealth.

while Charles W. Chesnutt died in 1932, he left in the back of six manuscripts unpublished, A company Career between them. in addition to novels of Paul Laurence Dunbar, it really is one of many first written by way of an African American who crosses the colour line to write down concerning the white international. it's also one in all merely Chesnutt novels with a feminine protagonist.

Rejecting the unconventional for e-book, Houghton Mifflin editor Walter Hines web page inspired Chesnutt to attempt to get the e-book in print. "You will no doubt manage to discover a writer, and my recommendation to you is decidedly to maintain making an attempt until you do locate one," he wrote. web page sincerely observed that during A enterprise Career Chesnutt had written a profitable renowned novel grounded in realism yet person who exploits parts of romance.

Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932) was once an leading edge and influential African American author of the past due 19th and early 20th centuries. His novels contain The condominium at the back of the Cedars, The Marrow of Tradition, The Colonel's Dream, in addition to the posthumously released novel Paul Marchand, F.M.C. from college Press of Mississippi.

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