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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton; R B W Lewis
Publisher: New York : Collier Books/Macmillan Pub. Co, ©1920.
Edition/Format:   Print 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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; R B W Lewis
ISBN: 0684197197 9780684197197 0020264763 9780020264767
OCLC Number: 299212199
Notes: "The text for this edition is reprinted from "Novels" by Edith Wharton, published by the Library of America, 1986, by permission." from verso.
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1921.
Description: [vii-xvi] 366 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; with 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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