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Author: Edith Wharton; Laura Rattray
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford world's classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [New edition]View all editions and formats
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"Charity Royall lives in the small New England village of North Dormer. Born among outcasts from the Mountain beyond, she is rescued by lawyer Royall and lives with him as his ward. Never allowed to forget her disreputable origins Charity despises North Dormer and rebels against the stifling dullness of the tight-knit community surrounding her. Her boring job in the local library is interrupted one day by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Laura Rattray
ISBN: 9780198709985 0198709986
OCLC Number: 921827775
Description: xliii, 156 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Note on Text --
Select Bibliography --
A Chronology of Edith Wharton --
SUMMER --
Explanatory Notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics
Responsibility: Edith Wharton.

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Charity Royall yearns to escape her dull existence in the New England backwater where she lives with her guardian. When her sexual nature is awakened, darker undercurrents in the community threaten  Read more...

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