Percy Bresnahan, a native son who had become the millionaire president of the Velvet Motor Company of Boston, was the pride and envy of Gopher Prairie. When he returned for a visit to his birthplace, however, Carol found him coarse, overbearing, and lacking in culture. Appointed as a dollar-a-year man and serving in Washington during World War I, he was a misfit.

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