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Sister Carrie
"A Strangely Strong Novel
in a Queer Milieu"
Curated by Nancy M. Shawcross
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
University of Pennsylvania

Theodore Dreiser
Typed letter signed to Jerome Sackheim and George Yohalem
15 November 1939

This forty-day option for the purchase of the motion picture rights to Sister Carrie would have culminated in a $40,000 return for Dreiser.
The Hollywoodization of Carrie
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