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The Custom of the Country (Classics)

Edith Wharton

The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature, Edith Wharton stands among the finest writers of early 20th-century America. In The Custom of the Country, Wharton' s scathing social commentary is on full display through the beautiful and manipulative Undine Spragg. When Undine convinces her nouveau riche parents to move to New York, she quickly injects herself into high society. But even a well-to-do husband isn' t enough for Undine, whose overwhelming lust for wealth proves to be her undoing.

The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature, Edith Wharton stands among the finest writers of early 20th-century America. In The Custom of the Country, Wharton' s scathing social commentary is on full display through the beautiful and manipulative Undine Spragg. When Undine convinces her nouveau riche parents to move to New York, she quickly injects herself into high society. But even a well-to-do husband isn' t enough for Undine, whose overwhelming lust for wealth proves to be her undoing.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature, Edith Wharton stands among the finest writers of early 20th-century America. In The Custom of the Country, Wharton' s scathing social commentary is on full display through the beautiful and manipulative Undine Spragg. When Undine convinces her nouveau riche parents to move to New York, she quickly injects herself into high society. But even a well-to-do husband isn' t enough for Undine, whose overwhelming lust for wealth proves to be her undoing.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Barbara Caruso

Length:

15h 8m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:02


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

21:59


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

20:59


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

12:35


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

30:37


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

22:00


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

15:57


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

18:51


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

16:18


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

18:17


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

26:10


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

25:44


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

28:09


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

22:07


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

25:38


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

27:33


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

21:23


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

19:35


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

38:32


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

14:11


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

30:57


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

32:48


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

15:23


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

13:54


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

25:40


Part 3, Chapter 25
Part 3, Chapter 25

13:07


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

22:39


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

14:30


Part 3, Chapter 28
Part 3, Chapter 28

12:12


Part 3, Chapter 29
Part 3, Chapter 29

17:03


Part 3, Chapter 30
Part 3, Chapter 30

13:35


Part 4, Chapter 31
Part 4, Chapter 31

15:12


Part 4, Chapter 32
Part 4, Chapter 32

14:15


Part 4, Chapter 33
Part 4, Chapter 33

10:12


Part 4, Chapter 34
Part 4, Chapter 34

11:36


Part 4, Chapter 35
Part 4, Chapter 35

21:48


Part 4, Chapter 36
Part 4, Chapter 36

08:45


Part 5, Chapter 37
Part 5, Chapter 37

18:58


Part 5, Chapter 38
Part 5, Chapter 38

22:14


Part 5, Chapter 39
Part 5, Chapter 39

19:50


Part 5, Chapter 40
Part 5, Chapter 40

17:22


Part 5, Chapter 41
Part 5, Chapter 41

17:53


Part 5, Chapter 42
Part 5, Chapter 42

12:39


Part 5, Chapter 43
Part 5, Chapter 43

15:04


Part 5, Chapter 44
Part 5, Chapter 44

17:14


Part 5, Chapter 45
Part 5, Chapter 45

15:13


Part 5, Chapter 46
Part 5, Chapter 46

28:56


Part 5, Chapter 47
Part 5, Chapter 47

01:30