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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English

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ISBN 109780307555854

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Edith Wharton Biography - Born Edith Newbold Jones, to a wealthy New York family, Edith combined her insights into the privileged classes with her natural wit to write books and short fiction notable for their humor and incisiveness. - Edith Wharton Biography and List of Works - Edith Wharton Books. Edith Wharton is the creator and writer of the Old New York series. This fictional series kicked off for the first time in with the release of the debut novel. It is titled False Dawn. The second book in the series is titled The Old Maid. The third book is The Spark and the fourth and final book in the series is titled New Year’s Day. Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton () wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books. She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale University. Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome is a classic of American Literature, with compelling characters trapped in circumstances from which they seem unable to escape. The novel was published in , set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts, whose naming is a subtle overture to the book's mood.

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