The Marne (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Marne (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Edith Wharton
     
 

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Francophile Wharton, an American buried in Versailles, was one of the few foreign front-line correspondents in France during World War I. A passionate advocate for the French national cause, this 1918 novella of a young American soldier in the Foreign Legion takes the United States to task for its slow aid to its ally.

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Francophile Wharton, an American buried in Versailles, was one of the few foreign front-line correspondents in France during World War I. A passionate advocate for the French national cause, this 1918 novella of a young American soldier in the Foreign Legion takes the United States to task for its slow aid to its ally.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411442436
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
132
File size:
114 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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