The Fruit of the Tree (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Fruit of the Tree (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Edith Wharton
     
 

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In its 1907 review, the New York Times described The Fruit of the Tree as a “diamond in a heap of rubble.” In Edith Wharton’s third novel she looks at the working class and its problems, the conflict between capital and labor and, characteristically, the question of moral responsibility.

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In its 1907 review, the New York Times described The Fruit of the Tree as a “diamond in a heap of rubble.” In Edith Wharton’s third novel she looks at the working class and its problems, the conflict between capital and labor and, characteristically, the question of moral responsibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411436183
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
660
File size:
420 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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