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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: Oxford : ISIS, 1994.
Series: Pulitzer Prize in letters., Fiction.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : [Large print ed.]View all editions and formats
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Into the world of propriety which composed the rigid code of old New York society returns the Countess Olenska, separated from her European husband and bearing with her an independence and impulsive awareness of life which stirs the educated sensitivity of Newland Archer. Newland must decide whether to honour his obligation to marry the beautiful May Welland or surrender to his love for the exotic and compelling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 1856953025 9781856953023 1405645237 1597227285 9781405645225 1405645229 9781405645232 9781597227285
OCLC Number: 221933555
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1921.
Description: 447 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Series Title: Pulitzer Prize in letters., Fiction.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton.

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Into the world of propriety which composed the rigid code of old New York society returns the Countess Olenska, separated from her European husband and bearing with her an independence and impulsive awareness of life which stirs the educated sensitivity of Newland Archer. Newland must decide whether to honour his obligation to marry the beautiful May Welland or surrender to his love for the exotic and compelling Countess. The choice will define his life, and may destroy it.

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