The Children

The Children

Book - 1985
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In The Children, an instant bestseller when it was first published in 1928, Edith Wharton created a comic, bittersweet novel about the misadventures of a bachelor and a band of precocious children. The seven Wheater children, stepbrothers and-sisters grown weary of being shuttled from parent to parent 'like bundles, ' are eager for their parents' latest reconciliation to last. A chance meeting between the children and the solitary forty-six-year old Martin Boyne leads to a series of unforgettable encounters.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 1985 , c1928.
ISBN: 9780684184531
Branch Call Number: WHART
Characteristics: 282 p. ; 22 cm.


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