Summer (Digital Audiobook)

By Edith Wharton, Lyssa Browne (Narrator)

Publication Date: January 10, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (9/21/2010)
Digital Audiobook (12/31/2005)
Paperback (3/29/2019)
Paperback (11/10/2019)
Paperback (10/6/2019)
Paperback (4/17/2014)
Paperback (8/30/2006)
Paperback (5/8/2016)
Paperback (7/28/2019)
Paperback (12/24/2013)
Paperback (8/7/2014)
Paperback (11/24/2019)

Description

Summer, set in New England, is a novel by Edith Wharton published in 1917. The novel details the sexual awakening of its protagonist, eighteen year-old, Charity Royall, and her cruel treatment by the father of her child. Only moderately well received when originally published, Summer has had a resurgence in critical popularity since the 1960s.



About the Author

Edith Wharton, January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humorous, incisive novels and short stories of social and psychological insight. She was well acquainted with many of her era's other literary and public figures, including Theodore Roosevelt.