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Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Duke Classics, 2010.
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Set in the staunchly Puritan world of 1600s Boston Hester Prynne has committed adultery and given birth to an illegitimate daughter, Pearl, while her elder husband is away. Refusing to reveal Pearl's father Hester is punished and scorned by the community and forced to wear a red letter "A". Over seven years Hester, Pearl's father, and Hester's estranged husband Roger Chillingworth, suffer the consequences of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN: 9781620117019 1620117010
OCLC Number: 757392170
Description: 1 online resource (186 pages)
Responsibility: by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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Set in the staunchly Puritan world of 1600s Boston Hester Prynne has committed adultery and given birth to an illegitimate daughter, Pearl, while her elder husband is away. Refusing to reveal Pearl's father Hester is punished and scorned by the community and forced to wear a red letter "A". Over seven years Hester, Pearl's father, and Hester's estranged husband Roger Chillingworth, suffer the consequences of betrayal, guilt revenge, and humiliation.

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