Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome

Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc.
Author: Edith Wharton
$8.17
Classic Books - High School Reading

Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious, and hypochondriac wife, Zeenie. But when Zeenie's vivacious cousin enters their household as a "hired girl," Ethan finds himself obsessed with her and with the possibilities for happiness she comes to represent.

In one of American fiction's finest and most intense narratives, Edith Wharton moves this ill-starred trio toward their tragic destinies. Different in both tone and theme from Wharton's other works, Ethan Frome has become perhaps her most enduring and most widely read novel.Updated with a new introduction.

This book was chosen using the reading list that is provided in the back of the SAT College and Preparation Course.

Author Edith Wharton

Book Title Ethan Frome
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc.
Author Edith Wharton
Classic Books - High School Reading

Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious, and hypochondriac wife, Zeenie. But when Zeenie's vivacious cousin enters their household as a "hired girl," Ethan finds himself obsessed with her and with the possibilities for happiness she comes to represent.

In one of American fiction's finest and most intense narratives, Edith Wharton moves this ill-starred trio toward their tragic destinies. Different in both tone and theme from Wharton's other works, Ethan Frome has become perhaps her most enduring and most widely read novel.Updated with a new introduction.

This book was chosen using the reading list that is provided in the back of the SAT College and Preparation Course.

Author Edith Wharton