Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937)

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Edith Wharton was an American author who wrote about America’s upper classes, often in a satirical way.  She won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, The Age of Innocence.  She was also renowned for her expertise in the decorative arts.  Further biographical information can be found on Wikipedia and at The Mount Estate and Gardens.  The latter also includes some stunning photography of the estate, as well as a blog.

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