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Washington Square

Author: Henry James
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When timid and plain Catherine Sloper acquires a dashing and determined suitor, her father, convinced that the young man is nothing more than a fortune-hunter, decides to put a stop to their romance. Torn between a desire to win her father's approval and passion for the first man who has ever declared his love for her, Catherine faces an agonising choice, and eventually becomes all too aware of the restrictions that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Classic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James
ISBN: 0192835181 9780192835185
OCLC Number: 1074353998
Description: 204 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Henry James.

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When timid and plain Catherine Sloper acquires a dashing and determined suitor, her father, convinced that the young man is nothing more than a fortune-hunter, decides to put a stop to their romance. Torn between a desire to win her father's approval and passion for the first man who has ever declared his love for her, Catherine faces an agonising choice, and eventually becomes all too aware of the restrictions that others seek to place on her freedom.

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