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The portrait of a lady / Henry James ; edited and with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne.

James, Henry, 1843-1916 (Author). Horne, Philip. (Added Author).
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Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood JAM (Text) 36626103764668 Adult Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780141441269 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0141441267 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xlvi, 718 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Penguin, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: In this portrait of a "young woman affronting her destiny," Henry James created one of his most magnificent heroines, and a story of intense poignancy. When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to enjoy her freedom, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. Then she finds herself irresistibly drawn to the charming and cultivated Gilbert Osmond. Isabel, however, soon discovers the cruelty and stifling darkness beneath Gilbert's civilized veneer.
Subject: Archer, Isabel (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Americans > Italy > Fiction.
Married women > Fiction.
Italy > Fiction.

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