Summer

Summer

Streaming Audiobook - 2006
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Wharton's most erotic and lyrical novel, Summer explores a daring theme for 1917, a woman's awakening to her sexuality. Eighteen-year-old Charity Royall lives in the small town of North Dormer, ignorant of desire until the arrival of architect Lucius Harney. Like the succulent summer landscape in the Berkshires around them, Charity's romance is lush and picturesque, but its consequences are harsh and real. Praised for its realism and candor by such writers as Joseph Conrad and Henry James and compared to Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Summer was one of Wharton's personal favorites of all her novels and remains as fresh and relevant today as when it was first written.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2006
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781441796424
1441796428
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 30 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Conlin, Grace
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