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Mod Lib Custom Of The Country Paperback – 15 Oct 2001

3.9 out of 5 stars 213 ratings
ISBN-13: 978-0375758072 ISBN-10: 0375758070 Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 1 pages
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE GROUP; 1 edition (15 October 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0375758070
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375758072
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 2.2 x 20.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 327 g
  • Customer Reviews: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

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"Edith Wharton's finest achievement."
--Elizabeth Hardwick

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Highly acclaimed at its publication in 1913, The Custom of the Country is a cutting commentary on America's nouveaux riches, their upward-yearning aspirations and their eventual downfalls. Through her heroine, the beautiful and ruthless Undine Spragg, a spoiled heiress who looks to her next materialistic triumph as her latest conquest throws himself at her feet, Edith Wharton presents a startling, satiric vision of social behavior in all its greedy glory. As Undine moves from America's heartland to Manhattan, and then to Paris, Wharton's critical eye leaves no social class unscathed.

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