The Custom of the Country Edith Wharton

The Custom of the Country

Author: Edith Wharton
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Book Title
The Custom of the Country
Author
Edith Wharton
ISBN
9780553213935
The classic satire of New York society and the American Dream through the misadventures of an insatiable young striver Ambitious and wholeheartedly materialistic, Undine Spragg is a beautiful heiress who sees men as a means to an end. New York millionaires and French aristocrats fall at her feet, but each conquest is merely a stepping-stone in Undine's quest for power and position--and in her elusive search for happiness. A biting satire from one of America's greatest writers, The Custom of the Country features a compelling and driven antiheroine, a sharp-eyed critique of the marriage market and its objectification of women, and a knowing send-up of Gilded Age snobbery.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Edith WhartonPublisher: Bantam ClassicsPublished: 04/01/1991ISBN: 9780553213935Pages: 480Weight: 0.50lbsSize: 6.80h x 4.20w x 0.90d
The classic satire of New York society and the American Dream through the misadventures of an insatiable young striver

Ambitious and wholeheartedly materialistic, Undine Spragg is a beautiful heiress who sees men as a means to an end. New York millionaires and French aristocrats fall at her feet, but each conquest is merely a stepping-stone in Undine's quest for power and position--and in her elusive search for happiness.

A biting satire from one of America's greatest writers, The Custom of the Country features a compelling and driven antiheroine, a sharp-eyed critique of the marriage market and its objectification of women, and a knowing send-up of Gilded Age snobbery.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: Bantam Classics
Published: 04/01/1991
ISBN: 9780553213935
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 6.80h x 4.20w x 0.90d
The classic satire of New York society and the American Dream through the misadventures of an insatiable young striver

Ambitious and wholeheartedly materialistic, Undine Spragg is a beautiful heiress who sees men as a means to an end. New York millionaires and French aristocrats fall at her feet, but each conquest is merely a stepping-stone in Undine's quest for power and position--and in her elusive search for happiness.

A biting satire from one of America's greatest writers, The Custom of the Country features a compelling and driven antiheroine, a sharp-eyed critique of the marriage market and its objectification of women, and a knowing send-up of Gilded Age snobbery.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: Bantam Classics
Published: 04/01/1991
ISBN: 9780553213935
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 6.80h x 4.20w x 0.90d