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Sanctuary (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Sanctuary (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Edith Wharton
 

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In New York City’s high society, Kate Orme, a young widow, struggles to raise a son who will be free of the moral flaws of his father, Denis. Her son, Dick, will face similar situations as his father, but can he resolve himself to act morally? In this 1903 novella, Wharton’s gifts for acute social and psychological observation are on fine display.

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In New York City’s high society, Kate Orme, a young widow, struggles to raise a son who will be free of the moral flaws of his father, Denis. Her son, Dick, will face similar situations as his father, but can he resolve himself to act morally? In this 1903 novella, Wharton’s gifts for acute social and psychological observation are on fine display.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411442306
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
185
Sales rank:
846,126
File size:
131 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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