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The Glimpses Of The Moon By Edith Wharton

The Glimpses Of The Moon by Edith Wharton

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Summary

The story of two individuals who are both seeking wealthy partners so that they can live in a society driven by wealth, but decide to marry each other instead. By combining their skills they think they can enjoy a year of invitations and happiness before they need to face reality.

The Glimpses Of The Moon Summary

The Glimpses Of The Moon by Edith Wharton

She wondered if, when human souls try to get too near each other, they do not inevitably become mere blurs to each other's vision.' Susy Branch learned early that to thrive without money in a society driven by wealth one must dissemble, flatter and sometimes even drop one's moral guard in order to share a little of one's host's luxury and leisure. Nick Lansing has also learned and wearied of the same lesson. Despite the foolishness of their romance - for each should be seeking a partner of means - they decide to marry. By combining their skills they should be able to enjoy a year's invitations and happiness before they need face reality. But love makes its own exacting demands and its costs can also be high ...

About Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (1862-1937), friend and contemporary of Henry James, was born in New York but spent her later life in France. She won two Pulitzer prizes and was probably the most accomplished American novelist of her generation.

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GOR011530346
9781853818660
1853818666
The Glimpses Of The Moon by Edith Wharton
Used - Like New
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
1995-01-26
368
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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