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4 edition of The touchstone. found in the catalog.

The touchstone.

Edith Wharton

The touchstone.

by Edith Wharton

  • 51 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Scholarly Press in Grosse Pointe, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction,
  • Rejection (Psychology) -- Fiction,
  • Women novelists -- Fiction,
  • Married people -- Fiction,
  • Love-letters -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNew York, Scribner, 1900.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.W555 To6, PS3545.H16 To6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p.
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4717050M
    LC Control Number78003645

    About The Touchstone. Glennard had never thought himself a hero; but he had been certain that he was incapable of baseness. The story of a young man who scorns the love of a tortured novelist, only to have her words come back to haunt him from the dead, The Touchstone shows off the skills Wharton became famous for in novels such as Ethan Frome and House of Mirth, . "After the death of her adoptive parents, Brenna Anderson finds a mysterious necklace, the piedra de toque, or touchstone, which sparks curiosity about her past. Suspecting that she has an Indian heritage, Brenna goes west with a double purpose: to learn more of her parentage and to finish her father's book on the Sioux.

    Get this from a library! The touchstone. [Edith Wharton; Cynthia Griffin Wolff] -- "Glancing by chance at an advertisement in the Spectator, Stephen Glennard perceives a way to escape the downward spiral his career has taken, begin a new life for himself, and win the hand of the. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Glennard had never thought himself a hero; but he had been certain that he was incapable of baseness. The story of a young man who scorns the love of a tortured novelist, only to have her words come back to haunt him from the dead, The Touchstone shows off the skills Wharton.

    Touchstone Student's Book 3 is the third level of the innovative Touchstone series. Drawing on research into the Cambridge International Corpus, a large database of language that includes everyday conversations and texts from newspapers and books, Student's Book 3 presents the vocabulary, grammar, and functions students encounter most often in. Touchstone, Book 2 By: Andrea K. Höst Narrated by: Stephanie Macfie Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins Unabridged Overall 5 out of 5 stars 9 Performance.


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It was also several years before her relationship with Morton Fullerton, who might later have served as an inspiration for Stephen Glennard. The Touchstone Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Psychological fiction Subject: Rejection (Psychology) -- Fiction Subject: Married people -- Fiction Subject: Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction Subject: Women novelists -- Fiction Subject: Love-letters -- Fiction.

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