Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belfort (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belfort (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Edith Wharton
     
 

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American novelist Edith Wharton was living in Paris when World War I broke out. She was one of the few foreigners allowed to travel to the front lines, where she visited hospitals, ravaged villages, and trenches. Fighting France describes these trips taken in 1914 and 1915, and celebrates the indomitable spirit of the French people.

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American novelist Edith Wharton was living in Paris when World War I broke out. She was one of the few foreigners allowed to travel to the front lines, where she visited hospitals, ravaged villages, and trenches. Fighting France describes these trips taken in 1914 and 1915, and celebrates the indomitable spirit of the French people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411439764
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
276
Sales rank:
1,007,725
File size:
180 KB

Meet the Author


Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was an acclaimed chronicler and keen observer of privileged society, novelist, and short story writer. Her novel The Age of Innocence made her the first female Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction in 1921. She is the also the author of The House of Mirth and Ethan Frome.

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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