The Custom of the Country

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$15.00  $13.80
Publisher
Penguin Group
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Pages
370
Dimensions
5.14 X 7.82 X 0.73 inches | 0.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143039709

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About the Author

Edith Wharton was born Edith Newbold Jones on January 24, 1862, during the American Civil War. Wharton published her first short story in 1891; her first story collection, The Greater Inclination, in 1899; a novella called The Touchstone in 1900; and her first novel, a historical romance called The Valley of Decision, in 1902. The book that made Wharton famous was The House of Mirth, published in 1905. She died in 1937.

Linda Wagner-Martin is Frank Borden Hanes Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the editor of The Portable Edith Wharton.

Reviews

"Edith Wharton's finest achievement."
--Elizabeth Hardwick