The Legend by Edith Wharton audiobook

The Legend

By Edith Wharton
Read by Cathy Dobson

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1.12 Hours Unabridged
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Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. 'The Legend' is the story of a mysterious stranger who has been brought into hospital after being found collapsed in a park. As the man is destitute and in need of recuperation, Dr. Bob Wade takes an interest in the man and offers to take him home until he is well again. Dr. Wade's brother, Howland Wade, is the acknowledged world expert on the great Pellerin - the elusive philosopher who disappeared mysteriously 25 years earlier and was subsequently reported dead. The stranger makes quite an impression on Dr. Wade and his good friend, Bernald...but Howland Wade is extraordinarily reluctant to engage with the tramp, especially when he starts to write....

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Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. 'The Legend' is the story of a mysterious stranger who has been brought into hospital after being found collapsed in a park. As the man is destitute and in need of recuperation, Dr. Bob Wade takes an interest in the man and offers to take him home until he is well again. Dr. Wade's brother, Howland Wade, is the acknowledged world expert on the great Pellerin - the elusive philosopher who disappeared mysteriously 25 years earlier and was subsequently reported dead. The stranger makes quite an impression on Dr. Wade and his good friend, Bernald...but Howland Wade is extraordinarily reluctant to engage with the tramp, especially when he starts to write....

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Author Bio: Edith Wharton

Author Bio: Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was born in New York and is best known for her stories of life among the upper-class society into which she was born. She was educated privately at home and in Europe. In 1894 she began writing fiction, and her novel The House of Mirth established her as a leading writer. Her novels The Age of Innocence and Old New York were each awarded the Pulitzer Prize. She was the first woman to receive that honor. In 1929 she was awarded the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 1.12
Audience: Adult
Language: English