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A Motor-Flight Through France

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Description for A Motor-Flight Through France Paperback. Shedding the constraints that existed for women in turn-of-the-century America, the author set out in the newly invented "motor-car" to explore the cities and countryside of France. Originally published in 1908, this book is considered by many to be the very best of the author's travel writings. Num Pages: 253 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; HB; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 201 x 24. Weight in Grams: 406. 253 pages, illustrations. Shedding the constraints that existed for women in turn-of-the-century America, the author set out in the newly invented "motor-car" to explore the cities and countryside of France. Originally published in 1908, this book is considered by many to be the very best of the author's travel writings. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DDF; HB; WTH. Dimension: 133 x 201 x 24. Weight: 406.

Shedding the turn-of-the-century social confines she felt existed for women in America, Edith Wharton set out in the newly invented "motor-car" to explore the cities and countryside of France. In A Motor-Flight Through France, originally published in 1908, Wharton combines the power of her prose, her love for travel, and her affinity for France to produce this compelling travelogue.

Now back in print, this edition of will interest students of American literature as well as those who wish to see France through the eyes of a great American writer. The introduction analyzes Wharton's use of ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Northern Illinois University Press
Number of pages
253
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Weight
405g
Number of Pages
253
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780875806860
SKU
V9780875806860
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About Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. She is the author of such classics in American literature as The House of Mirth, The Custom of the Country, The Age of Innocence, and Ethan Frome.

Reviews for A Motor-Flight Through France
Wharton's reflections will still charm those who've been and those who dream. A nice addition to American literature as well as travel collections.
Library Journal
Those who have been charmed with Mrs. Wharton's novels will not be disappointed by her venture into the unfamiliar role of a travel writer.
New York Times
A portrait of a ... Read more

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