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Pulitzer Prize winning author from the United States (1862-1937). Author of 'The Age of Innocence' and other novels and short stories.

Edith Wharton


Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton was one of the most celebrated female authors of the early 20th century, famous for naturalistic novels that depicted New York high society. Born into an upper-class New York family, she spent much of her adult life in France and did not be... More »
Name at Birth: Edith Newbold Jones
Born: January 24, 1862, New York City, New York
Died: August 11, 1937 

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