Ethan Frome (Literary Touchstone Press)

Ethan Frome (Literary Touchstone Press)

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by Edith Wharton
     
 

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Edith Wharton's moving tale of illicit passion and unfulfilled longing still resonates with modern readers, especially those struggling with the eternal conflict of desire and responsibility. Trapped in a loveless marriage, Ethan must choose between his invalid wife and the captivating cousin who comes to help manage the house. One unguarded moment and a single

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Edith Wharton's moving tale of illicit passion and unfulfilled longing still resonates with modern readers, especially those struggling with the eternal conflict of desire and responsibility. Trapped in a loveless marriage, Ethan must choose between his invalid wife and the captivating cousin who comes to help manage the house. One unguarded moment and a single thoughtless act give rise to devastating consequences that will haunt Ethan for the remainder of his life.

This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader's notes to help the reader fully appreciate the depth of Wharton's characters and their intricate relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580495851
Publisher:
Prestwick House, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
Literary Touchstone Press
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Brief Biography

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
Education:
Educated privately in New York and Europe

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