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  • "Wharton, Edith Newbold Jones 1862-1937. American writer whose works include subtle satires on New York society, such as The House of Mirth (1905), and the short, tragic novel Ethan Frome (1911). She won a Pulitzer Prize in 1921 for The Age of Innocence."

    - The American Heritage Dictionary

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    July 30, 2010