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The awakening

Author: Kate Chopin
Publisher: New York : Dover, 1993.
Series: Dover thrift editions.
Edition/Format:   Print 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
ISBN: 0486277860 9780486277868
OCLC Number: 28375027
Description: 116 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Dover thrift editions.
Responsibility: Kate Chopin.
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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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