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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: New York : Collier Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmilan International, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870's, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. Before their engagement is announced, he meets May's cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, who has returned to New York after a long absence.
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 0020264763 9780020264767
OCLC Number: 25675679
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1921.
Description: xvi, 362 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: by Edith Wharton ; with an introduction by R.W.B. Lewis.
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Set in old New York, this novel details the thwarted romance between Newland Archer, a young dandy, and the beautiful, unconventional divorceee Countess Ellen Olenska. The cast of characters includes  Read more...

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