Edith Wharton: Eleven Stories

Edith Wharton: Eleven Stories

by Edith Wharton

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Edith Wharton: Eleven Stories by Edith Wharton

This story collection includes: Kerfol, Mrs. Manstey's View, The Bolten Door, The Dilettante, The House of the Dead Hand, Afterward, The Fulness of Life, A Venetian Night's Entertainment, Xingu, The Verdict, and The Reckoning. According to Wikipedia: "Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862 - August 11, 1937) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. ... The Age of Innocence (1920), perhaps her best known work, won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for literature, making her the first woman to win the award."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940000739587
Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date: 10/20/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 578 KB

About the Author

Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books. She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale University. She died in France at the age of 75.

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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