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Edith Wharton

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The name 'Edith Wharton' conjures up 'Gilded Age' New York, in all its snobbery and ruthlessness - the world of The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth. But this definitive biography by Hermione Lee overturns the stereotype. This Edith Wharton is not the genteel, nostalgic chronicler of a vanished age but a fiercely modern woman, writing of sex and incest, love and war - a woman of passionate conviction and conflicting ambitions and desires. Born in 1862 during the Civil War, Wharton broke away from her wealthy ...

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Edith Wharton
2013, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9781845952013

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Edith Wharton
2008, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375702877

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Edith Wharton
2008, Vintage Books

ISBN-13: 9780099763512

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Edith Wharton
2007, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375400049

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Edith Wharton
2007, Chatto & Windus

ISBN-13: 9780701166656

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Edith Wharton
2007, Random House Audio Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780739354094

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