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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : G.K. Hall, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely regarded as one of Wharton's greatest achievements it is a satirical and sometimes dark and disturbing comedy of manners which explores the 'eternal triangle' of love against the backdrop of upper-class New York society during the 1870s. The author's combination of powerful prose with a thoroughly researched and meticulous evocation of the manners and style of the period has delighted readers since the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 0816159157 9780816159154 0816159165 9780816159161
OCLC Number: 29224471
Description: 447 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Edith Wharton.

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Widely regarded as one of Wharton's greatest achievements it is a satirical and sometimes dark and disturbing comedy of manners which explores the 'eternal triangle' of love against the backdrop of upper-class New York society during the 1870s. The author's combination of powerful prose with a thoroughly researched and meticulous evocation of the manners and style of the period has delighted readers since the novel's first publication in 1920. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1921 - the first time it has been won by a woman author.

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