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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton; Clare West
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford Bookworms library, classics.; Oxford Bookworms library, Stage 5.; Oxford Bookworms library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView 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 Archer 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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Clare West
ISBN: 0194230767 9780194230766
OCLC Number: 749004156
Notes: Simplified English, 1800 word vocabulary.
Description: [viii], 101 pages : illustrations
Series Title: Oxford Bookworms library, classics.; Oxford Bookworms library, Stage 5.; Oxford Bookworms library.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; retold by Clare West.

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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 Archer 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 woman is a dangerous path for a young man to follow - especially a young man who is soon to be married"--Back cover note.

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