The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton audiobook

The Age of Innocence

By Edith Wharton
Read by Gayle Hunnicutt

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Wharton’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel set in upper class New York City. Newland Archer, gentleman lawyer and heir to one of New York City’s best families, is happily anticipating a highly desirable marriage to the sheltered and beautiful May Welland. Yet he finds reason to doubt his choice of bride after the appearance of Countess Ellen Olenska, May’s exotic, beautiful thirty-year-old cousin, who has been living in Europe. This novel won the first ever Pulitzer awarded to a woman.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

An Oprah Magazine Pick of 25 Books Every Woman Should Read

An Electric Literature Pick of Books about the Burden of Female Beauty Standards

A Town & Country Magazine Pick

Wharton’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel set in upper class New York City. Newland Archer, gentleman lawyer and heir to one of New York City’s best families, is happily anticipating a highly desirable marriage to the sheltered and beautiful May Welland. Yet he finds reason to doubt his choice of bride after the appearance of Countess Ellen Olenska, May’s exotic, beautiful thirty-year-old cousin, who has been living in Europe. This novel won the first ever Pulitzer awarded to a woman.

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Author Bio: Edith Wharton

Author Bio: Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was born in New York and is best known for her stories of life among the upper-class society into which she was born. She was educated privately at home and in Europe. In 1894 she began writing fiction, and her novel The House of Mirth established her as a leading writer. Her novels The Age of Innocence and Old New York were each awarded the Pulitzer Prize. She was the first woman to receive that honor. In 1929 she was awarded the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 2.37
Audience: Adult
Language: English