The Age of Innocence (Diversion Classics)

The Age of Innocence (Diversion Classics)

by Edith Wharton
The Age of Innocence (Diversion Classics)

The Age of Innocence (Diversion Classics)

by Edith Wharton



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Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, the Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms.

Thrilled by his engagement to the beautiful May Welland, Newland Archer is ready to take his place among New York City's elite society. But when May's cousin Ellen arrives, fleeing a scandal in Europe, Newland's happiness, status, and marriage are threatened. With this rich exploration of life in New York during the Gilded Age, Edith Wharton became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682302293
Publisher: Diversion Books
Publication date: 12/15/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

About The Author

Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books. She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale University. She died in France at the age of 75.

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


Educated privately in New York and Europe
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