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The Age of Desire

A Novel
Fields, Jennie (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Age of Desire
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It's said that behind every great man is a woman. Behind Edith Wharton, there was Anna Bahlmann--her governess turned literary secretary, and her mothering, nuturing friend.
Authors: Fields, Jennie
Title: The age of desire
a novel
Publisher: New York : Pamela Dorman Books/ Viking, 2012.
Characteristics: x, 352 p. ;,24 cm.
Summary: It's said that behind every great man is a woman. Behind Edith Wharton, there was Anna Bahlmann--her governess turned literary secretary, and her mothering, nuturing friend.
ISBN: 067002368X
9780670023684
Statement of Responsibility: Jennie Fields
Subject Headings: Self-realization in women Fiction. Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Fiction. Upper class Fiction. Female friendship Fiction. Private secretaries Fiction. Authors, American Fiction. Bahlmann, Anna Catherine, 1849-1916 Fiction. Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 Fiction.
Genre/Form: Love stories.
Biographical fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Topical Term: Self-realization in women
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Upper class
Female friendship
Private secretaries
Authors, American
LCCN: 2011042393
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Jan 14, 2013
  • nidofito rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Loved the book but still having trouble to believe women with personalities like Anna used to exist in a world where it's all about me, myself and I.

Sep 17, 2012
  • Cventura rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Loved this sumptuous book based on Edith Wharton's actual letters.

Aug 31, 2012
  • hgeng63 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Well-written, structurally sound, but curiously uninvolving to me.

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