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Bunner Sisters (Paperback)

Author: Wharton, Edith

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In Bunner Sisters, Edith Wharton gives us a vivid and insightful look at sisterly love and the dilemma of self-sacrifice. Ann Eliza and Evelina are spinster sisters eking out a quiet existence as shopkeepers in a crumbling corner of New York City. When Ann Eliza gives Evelina a clock for her birthday, their lives become entangled with the clockmaker Mr. Ramy, with devastating consequences for them both. Ann Eliza feels she has it in her power to ensure her sister''s happiness at the expense of her own - but can she really envisage the effects of her actions? Written in 1892 but not published for almost twenty-five years, Bunner Sisters is a rare example of Wharton reaching outside her own social milieu, which she does with clarity and compassion.

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Publisher Createspace
Mfg Part# 9781449955397
SKU 214097013
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1449955398
Release Date 1/26/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0102
Publisher Createspace
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