The Secret Lives of the Edmonts

The Secret Lives of the Edmonts

Book - 1989
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"A compelling tale with a magnetic protagonist... A lushly savage scrutiny of the mores of New York society's circle of wealth and privilege in the 1890's.";Kirkus Reviews "Excellent characterization and a well-constructed, believable plot make this first-rate historical fiction.";Library Journal "Expertly crafted, a finely constructed portrayal of life in the United States at the end of the 19th century... Rich in historical period detail ... Kavaler creates an unforgettable and provocative novel of a scandalously disturbing time... First-rate historical fiction.";Greenwich Times "I enjoyed it tremendously. The research is marvelous. For anyone who likes to read about the rich -- this book will be a treat."; Thomas Fleming, best-selling novelist, Loyalties, The Officer's Wives "A brilliantly conceived book by the literary world's peerless authority on America's `Upper Crust' ... Ms. Kavaler is truly the successor to Edith Wharton, Henry James, and Louis Auchincloss.";Jerry O'Connell, Book Critic, WBAI.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c1989.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780525248194
0525248196
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 372 p. ; 25 cm.

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