Paperback Edith Wharton / Hermione Lee.
Publication year: 2008
Publisher: London : Vintage,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780099763512 (pbk.) :
Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2007.
Born in 1862, during the Civil War, Edith Wharton broke away from her wealthy background. She travelled extensively in Europe, eventually settling in Paris. This biography delves into various aspects of Wharton's extraordinary life-story, shifting the emphasis towards Europe & placing her in her social context & her history.
[ix], 853 p.,  p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.