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A Backward Glance

An Autobiography

by Edith Wharton

  • 21 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Scribner .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • English,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Literary,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • 19th century,
  • 1862-1937,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Wharton, Edith,

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLouis Auchincloss (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7721959M
    ISBN 100684847558
    ISBN 109780684847559

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With richness and delicacy, Wharton describes the sophisticated New York society she grew up in, chronicles her travels in France. Edith Wharton (–) was an American novelist—the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Age of Innocence in —as well as a short story writer, playwright, designer, reporter, and into one of New York's elite families, she drew upon her knowledge of upper class aristocracy to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded Age/5(3).

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out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from 5/5(1). An autobiography of perhaps the outstanding figure in American letters in the past twenty five years, and a book that everyone who has cared for Edith Wharton's books will want to read.

It is, however, not fundamentally a ""popular"" autobiography, but rather a ""literary"" biography, the reminiscences of her human contacts, of her literary contacts, rather than an account of the.

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