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Edith Wharton
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Uk
Publication date February 1, 2007
Pages 853
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780701166656
ISBN-10 0701166657
Dimensions 2 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 2.65 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $44.55
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
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'. This biography delves into various aspects of Wharton's extraordinary life-story. It shifts the emphasis towards Europe, placing her in her social context and her history.
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780375400049 Book cover for 9780701166656
 
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (April 10, 2007)
9780375400049 | details & prices | 869 pages | 7.00 × 9.75 × 2.00 in. | 2.10 lbs | List price $35.00
About: A critical biography of one of America's greatest writers describes Wharton's adventure-filled travels in Europe, the literary and artistic circles in which she lived and worked, her heroism during World War I, and the evolution of her writing.
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from Vintage Uk (February 1, 2007)
9780701166656 | details & prices | 853 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 2.00 in. | 2.65 lbs | List price $44.55
About: 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'.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780375702877
 
Reprint edition from Vintage Books (April 8, 2008)
9780375702877 | details & prices | 869 pages | 8.00 × 5.50 × 2.00 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $24.00
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780739354094
 
With Kate Reading (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Random House (April 10, 2007)
9780739354094 | details & prices | 5.00 × 6.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $34.95
About: A critical biography of one of America's greatest writers describes Wharton's adventure-filled travels in Europe, the literary and artistic circles in which she lived and worked, her heroism during World War I, and the evolution of her writing.

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