Biography & Bibliography
Born: Edith Newbold Jones, 24 January 1862, New York
Died: 11 August 1937, Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France
Publishing Name(s): Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton 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. She 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. Read More on wikipedia.
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