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By: Edith Wharton

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A naive girl from a humble background meets an ambitious city boy, and a torrid romance ensues. Despite her pride, independence, and honesty, Charity Royall feels shadowed by her past--especially in her ardent relationship with the educated and refined Lucius Harney. Can passion overcome the effects of heredity and environment?
With its frank treatment of a woman's sexual awakening, Summer created a sensation upon its 1917 publication. Edith Wharton — the author of Ethan Frome and a peerless observer and chronicler of society — completely shattered the standards of conventional love stories with this novel's candor and realism. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author declared Summer a personal favorite among her works, and liked to refer to it as "the Hot Ethan." Nearly a century later, it remains fresh and relevant.

Reprint of the D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1917 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486452387
ISBN 139780486452388
Author/EditorEdith Wharton
Page Count144
Dimensions5 3/16 x 8 1/4

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