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Full Name: Edith Wharton
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(1862-1937) Writer, novelist. Edith Wharton was born at 14 23rd Street (the house is still there) in Manhattan, New York. She was baptized at Grace Church, and later lived at 7 Washington Square North in Manhattan, New York. She was a major novelist known for her remarkable handling of turn of the century New York society. In 1980 the United States Postal Service issued its second stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of Edith Wharton.
Author's Timeline:
1862 New York County
Edith Newbold Jones (Edith Wharton) was born at 14 23rd Street (the house is still there) in Manhattan, New York.  
1937 (Unknown) County
Edith Wharton died in St. Brice-sous-foret, France in 1937. 
1905 (Unknown) County
The House of Mirth
Novel. 
1911 (Unknown) County
Ethan Frome
Novel. 
1920 (Unknown) County
The Age Of Innocence
Novel; winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1921. 
1938 (Unknown) County
The Buccaneers
Novel. 
1937 (Unknown) County
Edith Wharton was buried in the Cimetière des Gonards, Versailles, France.  
1902 (Unknown) County
The Valley Of Decision
Novel. 
1897 (Unknown) County
The Decoration of Houses
Nonfiction; collaborated with architect Ogden Codman. 
1899 (Unknown) County
The Greater Inclination
Collection of stories. 
1910 (Unknown) County
Tales Of Men And Ghosts
Collection of stories. 
1919 (Unknown) County
French Ways And Their Meanings
 
1913 (Unknown) County
The Custom Of The Country
Novel. 
? New York County
Wharton was baptized at Grace Church, and later lived at 7 Washington Square North in Manhattan, New York. 

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