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Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton was a novelist of manners of late 19th Century New York "Society", who spent much of her life in France. In this novel she tells the story of Undine Sprague, the thrice- (or more) married, upwardly mobile beauty from "Apex City", transplanted to New York, and finally to France, leaving the dead and wounded in the wake of her "experiments in happiness". (Summary by Karen Merline)

Edith Wharton was a novelist of manners of late 19th Century New York "Society", who spent much of her life in France. In this novel she tells the story of Undine Sprague, the thrice- (or more) married, upwardly mobile beauty from "Apex City", transplanted to New York, and finally to France, leaving the dead and wounded in the wake of her "experiments in happiness". (Summary by Karen Merline)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Edith Wharton was a novelist of manners of late 19th Century New York "Society", who spent much of her life in France. In this novel she tells the story of Undine Sprague, the thrice- (or more) married, upwardly mobile beauty from "Apex City", transplanted to New York, and finally to France, leaving the dead and wounded in the wake of her "experiments in happiness". (Summary by Karen Merline)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

14h 59m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

20:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

19:02


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:37


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

28:28


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

21:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

14:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

20:16


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

18:58


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

20:42


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

24:45


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

28:38


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

33:36


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:27


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

29:31


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

29:39


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

23:39


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

22:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

33:39


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

12:21


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

27:52


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

29:02


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

13:47


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

12:35


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

26:29


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

15:28


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

23:58


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

15:15


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

10:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

17:42


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:33


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

15:36


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

14:53


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

11:01


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

12:13


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

24:04


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:37


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

17:53


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

20:45


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

18:57


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

16:01


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

16:37


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

11:27


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

13:03


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

14:37


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

15:19


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

29:30