Ethan Frome: 1000 Headwords

Ethan Frome: 1000 Headwords

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Life is always hard for the poor, in any place and at any time. Ethan Frome is a farmer in Massachusetts. He works long hours every day, but his farm makes very little money. His wife, Zeena, is a thin, grey woman, always complaining, and only interested in her own ill health. Then Mattie Silver, a young cousin, comes to live with the Fromes, to help Zeena and do the housework. Her bright smile and laughing voice bring light and hope into the Fromes' house - and into Ethan's lonely life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 126 x 190 x 8mm | 99.79g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • black and white illustrations
  • 0194230023
  • 9780194230025

About Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was born into a wealthy New York family. From 1907 she lived in France, where she became a close friend of the novelist Henry James. She wrote many novels and short stories during her life, and in 1920 became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, for her novel The Age of Innocence.show more

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