The Beautiful Lady (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Beautiful Lady (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Booth Tarkington
     
 

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This early (1905) short novel is a gentle comedy of errors and manners. Ansolini, a down-and-out artist working in Paris as a carrier of advertising placards, falls for a woman whose face he does not see—but her kindness is unmistakable. His appreciation for her beautiful soul propels him to protect her against a malevolent suitor, without hopes of gaining

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This early (1905) short novel is a gentle comedy of errors and manners. Ansolini, a down-and-out artist working in Paris as a carrier of advertising placards, falls for a woman whose face he does not see—but her kindness is unmistakable. His appreciation for her beautiful soul propels him to protect her against a malevolent suitor, without hopes of gaining her love.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411442870
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
170
File size:
119 KB

Meet the Author


Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) was an American novelist best known for his depictions of life in small Midwestern cities. A lover of the theater, he dramatized several of his own books. Today, he is most noted as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Magnificent Ambersons and for the novel Alice Adams, about the frustrated ambitions of a lower middle class young woman.

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