Fast and Loose   And  The Buccaneers

Fast and Loose And The Buccaneers


  • Author : Edith Wharton
  • Publisher : University of Virginia Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0813914833


Fast and Loose And The Buccaneers Book Description :

Contains the first and last novels written by Wharton, both with the theme of women trapped by social convention and fateful forces into destructive marriages...

The Buccaneers

The Buccaneers


  • Author : Edith Wharton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0140232028


The Buccaneers Book Description :

Five American girls, denied access to 1870s New York society due to the newness of their wealth, go to England to marry into the cash-hungry aristocracy...

A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton

A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton


  • Author : Carol J. Singley
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195135909


A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton Book Description :

The Historical Guides to American Authors is an interdisciplinary, historically sensitive series that combines close attention to the United States' most widely read and studied authors with a strong sense of time, place, and history. Placing each writer in the context of the vibrant relationship between literature and society, volumes in this series contain historical essays written on subjects of contemporary social, political, and cultural relevance. Each volume also includes a capsule biography and illustrated chronology detailing important cultural events as they coincided with the author's life and works, while photographs and illustrations dating from the period capture the flavor of the author's time and social milieu. Equally accessible to s...

Fast and Loose by Edith Wharton   Delphi Classics  Illustrated

Fast and Loose by Edith Wharton Delphi Classics Illustrated


  • Author : Edith Wharton
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release Date : 2017-07-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788772044


Fast and Loose by Edith Wharton Delphi Classics Illustrated Book Description :

This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘Fast and Loose by Edith Wharton - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Edith Wharton’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Wharton includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘Fast and Loose by Edith Wharton - Delphi C...

Book Review Digest

Book Review Digest


  • Author : Martha T. Mooney
  • Publisher : H. W. Wilson
  • Release Date : 1996-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0824209079


Book Review Digest Book Description :

- Excerpts from and citations to reviews of more than 8,000 books each year, from 109 publications. - Electronic version with expanded coverage, and retrospective version available, see p. 5 and p. 31. - Pricing: Service Basis-Books....

Fast and Loose

Fast and Loose


  • Author : Edith Wharton
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2019-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735252677


Fast and Loose Book Description :

The first and novel written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Fast and Loose contains the Whartonesque theme of women trapped by social convention and fateful forces into destructive marriages. Wharton first began writing the novel when she was fourteen. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved....

American Literary Scholarship

American Literary Scholarship


  • Author : Gary Scharnhorst
  • Publisher : American Literary Scholarship
  • Release Date : 1995-06
  • Genre: American literature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015023725776


American Literary Scholarship Book Description :

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A Brief History of Pirates and Buccaneers

A Brief History of Pirates and Buccaneers


  • Author : Tom Bowling
  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Release Date : 2013-02-07
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472107701


A Brief History of Pirates and Buccaneers Book Description :

From Stevenson's Treasure Island to Pirates of the Caribbean, the romantic image of pirates in popular culture has long been with us. But pirates are not all as charming as Johnny Depp. In ancient times Thracians, Cilicians and Illyrians terrorised traders in the Mediterranean, while the Barbary pirates of North Africa instilled fear wherever they went from the Holy Lands to the coast of Ireland. It was not until the age of Discovery, when ships began to cross the Atlantic carrying unimaginable riches from the New World that the traditional image of the buccaneering pirate was created. In England, heroes such as Sir Francis Drake were feted for their exploits against the Spanish fleet in which piracy was little more than state-sponsored terrorism. To...

The Buccaneers of America
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The Buccaneers of America


  • Author : Alexander O. Exquemelin
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-12-27
  • Genre: Transportation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486138695


The Buccaneers of America Book Description :

Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Includes exploits of the infamous Henry Morgan and his burning of Panama City....