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The Wings of the Dove

Author: Henry James; Brenda Wineapple
Publisher: Signet Imprint ; New York : : Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated ; Boulder : : NetLibrary, Incorporated Distributor, July 2003.
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Annotation An angel with a thumping bank account Milly Theale, an American heiress in London, is young, hungry for life, and terminally ill. There she meets the dazzling beauty Kate Croy. Unbeknownst to Milly, Kate is madly in love with an old acquaintance of hers, Merton Densher, a young journalist who has everything a woman like Kate could want-except money. Intensely aware of her new friend's fate and coveting  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Brenda Wineapple
ISBN: 9780786539727 0786539720
OCLC Number: 760743309
Target Audience: Trade; Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated.

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Annotation An angel with a thumping bank account Milly Theale, an American heiress in London, is young, hungry for life, and terminally ill. There she meets the dazzling beauty Kate Croy. Unbeknownst to Milly, Kate is madly in love with an old acquaintance of hers, Merton Densher, a young journalist who has everything a woman like Kate could want-except money. Intensely aware of her new friend's fate and coveting her fortune, Kate secretly spurs Merton to seduce and marry Milly, who believes that to die without having loved is not to have lived at all. But when Milly discovers their scheme to inherit her wealth, Kate and Merton learn that deceit can have unforeseen consequences....

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