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*Wrote about Chicago*He began his career as a journalist in Chicago.
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*Theodore Dreiser is considered to be the foremost novelist in the American naturalism movement. He wrote one of the great Chicago novels, ''Sister Carrie'' in 1900. His other Chicago fiction, ''The Financier'' (1912) and ''The Titan'' (1914), are both based on the career of Charles T. Yerkes, who built the Chicago railway system. Dresier's autobiographical writings also are interesting for their treatment of turn-of-the-century Chicago, especially ''A Book About Myself'' in 1922.
Sister Carrie, 1900The Financier, 1912The Titan, 1914A Book About Myself, 1922An American Tragedy, 1925
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