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Xingu and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Xingu and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Edith Wharton
 

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In the title story, a refined ladies’ lunch club and its members’ pretensions to cultural understanding, come under Edith Wharton’s keen satiric eye. Also included in this 1916 collection are “Coming Home,” “Autres Temps,” “Kerfol,” “The Long Run,” “The Triumph of Night,” “The

Overview


In the title story, a refined ladies’ lunch club and its members’ pretensions to cultural understanding, come under Edith Wharton’s keen satiric eye. Also included in this 1916 collection are “Coming Home,” “Autres Temps,” “Kerfol,” “The Long Run,” “The Triumph of Night,” “The Choice,” and “Bunner Sisters.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411443815
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
452
Sales rank:
1,116,743
File size:
456 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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