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The house of mirth

Author: Edith Wharton; A B Wenzell
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905.
Series: Everyman's library.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Faced with an array of wealthy suitors, New York socialite Lily Bart falls in love with lawyer Lawrence Selden, whose lack of money spoils their chances for happiness together. Dubious business deals and accusations of liaisons with a married man diminish Lily's social status, and as she makes one bad choice after another, she learns how venal and brutally unforgiving the upper crust of New York can be.--From  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Fables
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
House of mirth.
New York : C. Schribner's Sons, 1905
(OCoLC)646842102
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; A B Wenzell
ISBN: 0679406670 9780679406679 0684719282 9780684719283 0451527569 9780451527561 1593081049 9781593081041 0553213202 9780553213201
OCLC Number: 36032038
Notes: Title in red and black.
Collation: [unsigned, 1-34⁸]; 272 leaves, pp. [6 unnumbered] [1-2] 3-532 [533-538 (534-538 blank)] + frontispiece and 7 plates in text.
Issued in red cloth, lettered in gold, with dust jacket (reproduced by Garrison).
Description: [6], 532, [6] pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series Title: Everyman's library.
Responsibility: by Edith Wharton ; with illustrations by A.B. Wenzell.

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Faced with an array of wealthy suitors, New York socialite Lily Bart falls in love with lawyer Lawrence Selden, whose lack of money spoils their chances for happiness together. Dubious business deals and accusations of liaisons with a married man diminish Lily's social status, and as she makes one bad choice after another, she learns how venal and brutally unforgiving the upper crust of New York can be.--From publisher's description.

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