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The Awakening

By: Chopin, Kate

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Avon Bard:

Edition: 3rd

Seller ID: PGB102

ISBN: 0307291480

Condition: Used-Good


Mass market paperback; excellent condition; creased spine; a few handwritten notes; #N439 // On vacation in Grand Isle, Louisiana, a married woman falls in love with a charming, attentive young man. The relationship spurs Edna Pontellier to explore her longing for independence and creative fulfillment. It also compels her to defy conventions, rejecting the constraints of marriage and motherhood. First published in 1899, Kate Chopin’s novel drew criticism for its daring portrayal of female infidelity. Rediscovered decades later, it is now lauded for its lyricism, honesty, and astute social co... View more info