Edith Wharton THE AGE OF INNOCENCE, AGE OF INNOCENCE by Edith Wharton (Edith Wharton Complete Collected Works--All Major Works) Wharton Library

Edith Wharton THE AGE OF INNOCENCE, AGE OF INNOCENCE by Edith Wharton (Edith Wharton Complete Collected Works--All Major Works) Wharton Library

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Overview

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's 12th novel, published in 1920, which won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize. The story is set in upper-class New York City in the 1870s.The Age of Innocence centers on an upper-class couple's impending marriage, and the introduction of a woman plagued by scandal whose presence threatens their happiness. Though the novel questions the assumptions and morals of 1870s' New York society, it never devolves into an outright condemnation of the institution. -Wikipedia.com

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014625456
Publisher: Castaway Family Press
Publication date: 06/24/2012
Series: Wharton Library , #7
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 304 KB

About the Author

Wharton, Edith Newbold
(1862-1937) American writer. Edith Wharton is known for her novella "Ethan Frome" (1911) and her novel "The Age of Innocence" (1920), which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1921.
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Date of Birth:

January 24, 1862

Date of Death:

August 11, 1937

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Place of Death:

Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France

Education:

Educated privately in New York and Europe

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