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House of Mirth

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Based on 9,561 Ratings and 1,027 Reviews

Book Description
"The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth," warns Ecclesiastes 7:4, and so does the novel by Edith Wharton that takes its title from this call to heed. New York at the turn of the century was a time of opulence and frivolity for those who could afford it. But for those who couldn't and yet wanted desperately to keep up with the whirlw... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingTextbook Binding (136 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-100395052769
ISBN-13978-0395052761
Publication Date01/2000
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About Edith Wharton (Author) : Edith Wharton is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Edith Wharton include House of Mirth, Age of Innocence the, Ethan Frome (Unabridged).
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7/30/2007 Sara Holmes tagged as: I Read

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