I. Ben’s Inheritance
II. Deacon Pitkin’s Offer
III. Sam Sturgis’ New Idea
IV. A Brilliant Chance
V. In Search of a Place
VI. Mr. Fitch, The Senior Partner
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Perhaps the quality which has been most closely identified with the American spirit is success. Success--upward mobility, material prosperity acquired through hard work and shrewd ability--has been fo...