Age Of Innocence

Age Of Innocence


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"Age of Innocence," by Edith Wharton, is part of the "Barnes & Noble Classics"" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics"

  • All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. "Barnes & Noble Classics "pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, "The Age of Innocence" is Edith Wharton's masterful portrait of desire and betrayal during the sumptuous Golden Age of Old New York, a time when society people "dreaded scandal more than disease."
    This is Newland Archer's world as he prepares to marry the beautiful but conventional May Welland. But when the mysterious Countess Ellen Olenska returns to New York after a disastrous marriage, Archer falls deeply in love with her. Torn between duty and passion, Archer struggles to make a decision that will either courageously define his life--or mercilessly destroy it.
    Maureen Howard is a critic, teacher, and writer of fiction. Her seven novels include "Bridgeport Bus," "Natural History," and "A Lover's Almanac." Her memoir, "Facts of Life," won the National Book Critics' Circle Award. She has taught at Yale and Columbia University.

  • Title: Age Of Innocence

    Author Name: EDITH WHARTON

    Categories: Classics,

    Publisher: N/A: August 2004

    ISBN Number: 159308143X

    ISBN Number 13: 9781593081430

    Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book Condition: Used - Good

    Seller ID: 42530