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Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton was a fiercely modern author, writing of sex, love, money and war - a woman of strong convictions and conflicting ambitions and desires. Delving into various aspects of her extraordinary life story, this book shows in detail how she worked and what lies at the heart of her works.
Print Book, Undefined, 2008
Vintage, London, 2008
853 pages ; 20 cm
9780099763512, 0099763516
An American in Paris
Making up
Pussy Jones
Italian backgrounds
"The Decoration of Houses"
The republic of letters
The legend
Friends in England
Mme. Warthon
L'Ame close
La demanderesse
Getting what you want
Fighting France
Une seconde patrie
The Age of Innocence
A private library
All souls'
Edith Wharton's family tree
Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2007 ; Includes bibliographical references and index