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Washington Square.

Author: Henry James; Lawrence Beall Smith
Publisher: New York, Heritage Press [1971]
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, The Heritage Press [1971]
(OCoLC)762230995
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Lawrence Beall Smith
OCLC Number: 1119057
Description: 204 pages 25 cm
Responsibility: Introduced by Louis S. Auchincloss. Illustrated by Lawrence Beall Smith.

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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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