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Vanity fair : a novel without a hero

Author: William Makepeace Thackeray; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1933.
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Modern Library edView all editions and formats
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Scorned for her lack of money and breeding, Becky must use all her wit, charm and considerable sex appeal to escape her drab destiny as a governess. From London's ballrooms to the battlefields of Waterloo, the bewitching Becky works her wiles on a gallery of memorable characters, including her lecherous employer, Sir Pitt, his rich sister, Miss Crawley, and Pitt's dashing son, Rawdon, the first of Becky's misguided  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
Vanity Fair.
New York : Modern Library, 1933
(OCoLC)894555068
Named Person: Becky Sharp, (Fictitious character); Becky Sharp, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Makepeace Thackeray; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 644463
Description: 784 pages, [2] pages of plates : 2 facsimiles ; 17 cm.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Responsibility: by William Makepeace Thackeray.

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Scorned for her lack of money and breeding, Becky must use all her wit, charm and considerable sex appeal to escape her drab destiny as a governess. From London's ballrooms to the battlefields of Waterloo, the bewitching Becky works her wiles on a gallery of memorable characters, including her lecherous employer, Sir Pitt, his rich sister, Miss Crawley, and Pitt's dashing son, Rawdon, the first of Becky's misguided sexual entanglements. --From publisher's description.

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