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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton; Regina Barreca; Judith P Saunders
Publisher: New York : Signet Classics, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Newland Archer, a young lawyer in upper-crust 1870's New York, becomes a victim of social expectations and restrictions when he becomes infatuated with his docile fiancee's nonconformist cousin, Countess Ellen Olenska.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Regina Barreca; Judith P Saunders
ISBN: 9780451530882 0451530888
OCLC Number: 212784068
Awards: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, 1921.
Description: xix, 316 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; with an introduction by Regina Barreca and a new afterword by Judith P. Saunders.

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The winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, Wharton's acclaimed novel is the story of a passion threatened by convention and played out against a backdrop or New York City's upper class, unimaginable  Read more...

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