Elsie Venner (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Elsie Venner (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
     
 

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In this classic of the supernatural, a physician puzzles over seventeen-year-old Elsie’s neurosis and fiery temper—only diagnosing her when he learns that the girl’s mother, while pregnant, was bitten by a poisonous snake. Exploring themes of original sin and redemption in the footsteps of Hawthorne, this 1861 novel coined the term

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In this classic of the supernatural, a physician puzzles over seventeen-year-old Elsie’s neurosis and fiery temper—only diagnosing her when he learns that the girl’s mother, while pregnant, was bitten by a poisonous snake. Exploring themes of original sin and redemption in the footsteps of Hawthorne, this 1861 novel coined the term “Boston Brahmin.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411459137
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
01/10/2012
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
502
Sales rank:
1,150,305
File size:
2 MB

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