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The age of innocence

Author: Clare West; Edith Wharton
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Series: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 5., Classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Audio book, etc. : Fiction   Sound Recording : English : Simplified edView all editions and formats
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"Into the narrow social world of New York in the 1870s comes Countess Ellen Olenska, surrounded by shocked whispers about her failed marriage to a rich Polish Count. A woman who leaves her husband can never be accepted in polite society. Newland Arthur is engaged to young May Welland, but the beautiful and mysterious Countess needs his help. He becomes her friend and defender, but friendship with an unhappy, lonely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Readers (Adult)
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Problems, exercises, etc
Textbooks
Love stories
Romance fiction
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Clare West; Edith Wharton
ISBN: 9780194792165 0194792161 9780194792134 0194792137 9780194793339 0194793338
OCLC Number: 276999800
Notes: "First published in Oxford Bookworms, 2006"--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner of Language Learner Literature Awards: Young Learners 2007.
Description: 104 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm + 3 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Contents: A stranger in New York --
Newland has doubts --
The Countess causes trouble --
A second visit to the Countess --
May surprises Newland --
The wedding and beyond --
Newland in Boston --
The Beautfort scandal --
Ellen returns to New York --
Newland visits Paris.
Series Title: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 5., Classics.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; retold by Clare West.
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