The Custom of the Country (Paperback)

By Edith Wharton

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781519171351, 358pp.

Publication Date: November 7, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (9/28/2009)
Digital Audiobook (3/15/2011)
Digital Audiobook (3/15/2012)
Paperback (8/1/1997)
Paperback (7/5/2019)
Paperback (1/1/2009)
Paperback (8/18/2019)
Paperback (6/13/2019)
Paperback (7/20/2019)
Paperback (1/7/2019)
Paperback (7/17/2013)
Paperback (8/4/2019)

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Description

Considered by many to be her masterpiece, Edith Wharton's second full-length work is a scathing yet personal examination of the exploits and follies of the modern upper class. As she unfolds the story of Undine Spragg, from New York to Europe, Wharton affords us a detailed glimpse of what might be called the interior d cor of this America and its nouveau riche fringes. Through a heroine who is as vain, spoiled, and selfish as she is irresistibly fascinating, and through a most intricate and satisfying plot that follows Undine's marriages and affairs, she conveys a vision of social behavior that is both supremely informed and supremely disenchanted.