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The scarlet letter

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1984.
Series: World's best reading.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the harsh Puritan environment of 17th century Boston, The scarlet letter describes the plight of Hester Prynne, an independent-minded woman who stands alone against society. Having given birth to a child after an illicit affair, she refuses to name the father and is forced to wear the letter "A" for adulteress embroidered on her dress.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
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Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN: 0895771845 9780895771841
OCLC Number: 10909129
Description: 221 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: First published in 1850.
Series Title: World's best reading.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Hawthorne ; illustrations by Robert Quackenbush ; afterword by James Guimond.

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Set in the harsh Puritan environment of 17th century Boston, The scarlet letter describes the plight of Hester Prynne, an independent-minded woman who stands alone against society. Having given birth to a child after an illicit affair, she refuses to name the father and is forced to wear the letter "A" for adulteress embroidered on her dress.

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