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The book class

Author: Louis Auchincloss
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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The book class was started by twelve manhattan debutantes in 1908. Over an elegant lunch they would meet to discuss a selected title, a custom they upheld monthly for over sixty years. They were intelligent and diverse women, wives and daughters of wealthy and powerful men, who themselves ran New York society. Without betraying their proper upbringing and perfect manners, their lives unfold, revealing intimate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Auchincloss
ISBN: 089621558X 9780896215580
OCLC Number: 10849523
Description: 293 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Louis Auchincloss.

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The book class was started by twelve manhattan debutantes in 1908. Over an elegant lunch they would meet to discuss a selected title, a custom they upheld monthly for over sixty years. They were intelligent and diverse women, wives and daughters of wealthy and powerful men, who themselves ran New York society. Without betraying their proper upbringing and perfect manners, their lives unfold, revealing intimate moments of turmoil far greater than anything they ever read about. --Book jacket.

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