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The awakening

Author: Kate Chopin; John Collier
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the summer of her 28th year, Edna Pontellier and her children, along with the wives and families of other prospective businessmen, spend the summer in an idyllic coastal community away from their husbands and the sweltering heat of 1890s' New Orleans. Aware of deep yearnings that are unfulfilled by marriage and motherhood, Edna plunges into an illicit liaison that reawakens her long dormant desires, inflames her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Chopin; John Collier
ISBN: 0760705909 9780760705902 0760708150 9780760708156
OCLC Number: 38867060
Description: xiv, 288 p., [5] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Kate Chopin ; introduction by Carol Shields ; illustrations by John Collier.

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In the summer of her 28th year, Edna Pontellier and her children, along with the wives and families of other prospective businessmen, spend the summer in an idyllic coastal community away from their husbands and the sweltering heat of 1890s' New Orleans. Aware of deep yearnings that are unfulfilled by marriage and motherhood, Edna plunges into an illicit liaison that reawakens her long dormant desires, inflames her heart, and eventually blinds her to all else.

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