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Washington Square.

Author: Henry James
Publisher: New York, Modern Library [1950]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The shy and sweet daughter of a well-to-do physician, Catherine Sloper seems destined for lifelong spinsterhood until the sudden appearance of a dashing suitor who proposes marriage. Her adored father suspects the would-be fiance of fortune-hunting and threatens her with disinheritance, forcing Catherine to choose between lover and father. Setting his novel in New York City of the 1840s, James masterfully explores  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Washington Square.
New York, Modern Library [1950]
(OCoLC)561603935
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James
OCLC Number: 274985
Description: xii, 291 pages 19 cm.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Responsibility: Introd. by Clifton Fadiman.

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The shy and sweet daughter of a well-to-do physician, Catherine Sloper seems destined for lifelong spinsterhood until the sudden appearance of a dashing suitor who proposes marriage. Her adored father suspects the would-be fiance of fortune-hunting and threatens her with disinheritance, forcing Catherine to choose between lover and father. Setting his novel in New York City of the 1840s, James masterfully explores the moral consequences of a tender heart's ruthless manipulation.

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