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The Guest of Quesnay (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The Guest of Quesnay (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Booth Tarkington
 

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Written while Tarkington was living in Paris in 1907, The Guest of Quesnay tells the provocative story of Larabee Harmon, the most profligate rich American in France, who is involved in an open extramarital affair with a Spanish dancer, Mariana. After  the illicit lovers are critically injured in an automobile accident, Mariana mysteriously

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Written while Tarkington was living in Paris in 1907, The Guest of Quesnay tells the provocative story of Larabee Harmon, the most profligate rich American in France, who is involved in an open extramarital affair with a Spanish dancer, Mariana. After  the illicit lovers are critically injured in an automobile accident, Mariana mysteriously disappears and Larabee begins a slow convalescence under the care of a famous psychiatrist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411436916
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
346
Sales rank:
1,090,282
File size:
620 KB

Meet the Author

Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) was an American novelist best known for his depictions of life in small Midwestern cities. A lover of the theater, he dramatized several of his own books. Today, he is most noted as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Magnificent Ambersons and for the novel Alice Adams, about the frustrated ambitions of a lower middle class young woman.

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