Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. Dreiser's best known novels include "Sister Carrie"and "An American Tragedy" which touch upon such subject as tensions that can arise between ambition, desire, and social mores. The influence he had on the generation that followed his was enormous. Sister Carrie is a novel by written in 1900. It tells a story of about a young country girl who moves to the big city where she starts realizing her own American Dream. The main character, 18-year-old Caroline Meeber, takes a job running a machine in a shoe factory. Once she encounters a travelling salesman, who is taken by her beauty and moved by her poverty. He encourages her to play a key role in an amateur theatrical presentation, where she makes a stunning performance. Will she become a famous actress? Read the book to know about her further life.