Gilded Age

Gilded Age

Book - 2012
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A debut author transforms Edith Wharton's "The House of Mirth" into a powerful modern story of one woman's struggle with independence and love.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781451640472
Characteristics: 244 pages ;,24 cm.

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booklady1 Aug 10, 2013

A delightful, engrossing,scandalous story about a beautiful but doomed women. A look into the lives of the rich upper class families and friends of Cleveland Ohio. It is witty and dramatic filled with rumors, gossip, adultery, and scandal. Watch out NY and LA Cleveland is about to steal your spot light.

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Feb 16, 2013

An enjoyable and juicy read! Edith Wharton updated for the new millenium. A fun peek into the lives of the privileged -- in this case, the upper crust of Cleveland.

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booklady1 Aug 10, 2013

booklady1 thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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booklady1 Aug 10, 2013

Through one misstep after another, Eleanor Hart mishandles her second act. Her options narrow , her future prospects contract, until she faces a desperate choice.

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booklady1 Aug 10, 2013

I declare to you that women must not depend upon the protection of man, but taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.

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