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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, [1970, ©1948]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wharton's story of the upper classes of Old New York, and Newland Archer's impossible love for the disgraced Countess Olenska, is a perfectly wrought book about an era when upper-class culture in this country was still a mixture of American and European extracts, and when "society" had rules as rigid as any in history.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 0684719258 9780684719252
OCLC Number: 555049467
Notes: This tragi-comedy won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize.
Accelerated Reader Word Count - 101164.
Target Audience: Upper grades (9-12) through adult.
Description: xiv ; 361 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Edith Wharton ; with an introduction by R.W.B. Lewis.

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Wharton's story of the upper classes of Old New York, and Newland Archer's impossible love for the disgraced Countess Olenska, is a perfectly wrought book about an era when upper-class culture in this country was still a mixture of American and European extracts, and when "society" had rules as rigid as any in history.

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