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Père Goriot

Author: Honoré de Balzac; Katharine Prescott Wormeley
Publisher: [Whitefish, Mont.] : Kessinger, [2010]
Series: Kessinger Publishing's legacy reprints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of the relationship between a doting father and his two adult daughters. Blinded by his love for his children, Pére Goriot can not see their flaws and gives them everything they ask for even thought the giving destroys him. A cautionary tale about the dangers of placing society and money before all else.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Honoré de Balzac; Katharine Prescott Wormeley
ISBN: 9781163320945 1163320943 9780548008690 0548008698
OCLC Number: 775074931
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published by Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1887.
Description: xix, 348 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Kessinger Publishing's legacy reprints.
Other Titles: Père Goriot.
Responsibility: Honoré de Balzac ; translated and by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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This is the story of the relationship between a doting father and his two adult daughters. Blinded by his love for his children, Pére Goriot can not see their flaws and gives them everything they ask for even thought the giving destroys him. A cautionary tale about the dangers of placing society and money before all else.

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