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The Age Of Innocence Edith Wharton

  • The Age of Innocence is an intimate portrayal of East Coast American society in the 19th century--and the human lives that came into conflict with it. Newland Archer is heir to one of New York City's first families, and his bride-to-be is everything he ever hoped. Then his fiancee's older cousin leaves her European husband and appears in New...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1920
  • In her 1920 Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton depicts with humor, wisdom and elegance the restrictions of life in the highest echelons of Old New York society. When the lovely and enigmatic Countess Olenska enters the social scene, Newland Archer?s world is changed forever. Newland is forced to choose between his...

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1999
  • In late 19th century New York, the marriage of an upper-class couple, Newland Archer and May Welland, is jeopardized by the arrival of Ellen Olenska, who has returned from living in Europe. Formerly part of their social circle, she left her husband for mysterious reasons and came home to New York. Archer is a romantic and in some ways an ?innocent,?...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, The Age of Innocence is an elegant, masterful portrait of desire and betrayal in old New York. With vivid power, Wharton evokes a time of gaslit streets, formal dances held in the ballrooms of stately brownstones, and society people "who dreaded scandal more than disease." This is Newland Archer's world as he prepares...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2008
  • The return of the beautiful Countess Olenska into the rigidly conventional society of New York sends reverberations throughout the upper reaches of society. Newland Archer, an eligible young man of the establishment is about to announce his engagement to May Welland, a pretty ingénue, when May's cousin, Countess Olenska, is introduced into their...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2007
  • The Age of Innocence won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize. The story is set in upper class New York City in the 1870s. The Age of Innocence centers on an upper class couple's impending marriage, and the introduction of a woman plagued by scandal whose presence threatens their happiness. Though the novel questions the assumptions and morals of 1870's New York...

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2013
  • One of Edith Wharton?s most famous novels?the first by a woman to win the Pulitzer Prize?exquisitely details a tragic struggle between love and responsibility in Gilded Age New York.   Newland Archer, an aristocratic young lawyer, is engaged to the cloistered, beautiful May Welland. But when May?s cousin Ellen arrives from Europe, fleeing her failed...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. This edition of The Age of Innocence includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by...

    Publisher : Tom Doherty Associates
    published : 1998
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    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2008
  • The Age of Innocence is the haunting story of the struggle between love and duty in Gilded Age New York told through the eyes of Newland Archer and his betrothed, May Welland. A young lawyer on the rise, Newland Archer needs only a society wife to solidify his position, but finds himself torn after he meets and falls deeply in love with May?s disgraced...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2012