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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: San Diego, California : Canterbury Classics, 2014. ©2014
Series: Word cloud classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a society where people?dreaded scandal more than disease," passion was a force of ruin. Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence is set amidst the pre-World War I?Golden Age" of upper-class society in New York, and is framed by society's strict moral code. When soon-to-be-wed Newland Archer finds himself enraptured by his bride-to-be's code-flouting cousin, he faces a turbulent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
Age of innocence.
San Diego, California : Canterbury Classics, c2014
274 pages
2013026455
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton
ISBN: 9781626861275 1626861277
OCLC Number: 880451835
Description: 1 online resource (278 pages).
Series Title: Word cloud classics.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton.

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In a society where people?dreaded scandal more than disease," passion was a force of ruin. Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence is set amidst the pre-World War I?Golden Age" of upper-class society in New York, and is framed by society's strict moral code. When soon-to-be-wed Newland Archer finds himself enraptured by his bride-to-be's code-flouting cousin, he faces a turbulent battle between passion and social value. One of the great masterpieces in American literature, The Age of Innocence is now available as part of the Word Cloud Class.

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"We can't behave like people in novels, though, can we?" -- from the book

 
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