The New York Stories of Edith Wharton

The New York Stories of Edith Wharton

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A New York Review Books Original

Edith Wharton wrote about New York as only a native can. Her Manhattan is a city of well-appointed drawing rooms, hansoms and broughams, all-night cotillions, and resplendent Fifth Avenue flats. Bishops’ nieces mingle with bachelor industrialists; respectable wives turn into excellent mistresses. All are governed by a code of behavior as rigid as it is precarious. What fascinates Wharton are the points of weakness in the structure… (more)

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Publisher: NYRB Classics (August 17, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 464 pages

File size: 699 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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