After Holbein

After Holbein

by Edith Wharton

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Overview

A pair of elderly New York socialites, Anson Warley and Evelina Jasper, reveal the tragedy of the decay that comes with old age. Believing that they are sharing an extravagant meal at a busy dinner party, Anson and Evelina relive a night from their youth in the now-empty dining room at Jasper’s once-opulent home.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781443447713
Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 25
File size: 158 KB

About the Author

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was born into a distinguished New York family and was educated privately in the United States and abroad. Among her best-known work is Ethan Frome (1911), which is considered her greatest tragic story, The House of Mirth (1905), and The Age of Innocence (1920), for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

Date of Birth:

January 24, 1862

Date of Death:

August 11, 1937

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Place of Death:

Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France

Education:

Educated privately in New York and Europe

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