A son at the front

by Edith Wharton

Publisher: Scribner in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 426 Downloads: 967
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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction
  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdith Newbold (Jones) Wharton
    The Physical Object
    Pagination426 p.
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23777694M

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Excerpt. JOHN CAMPTON, the American portrait-painter, stood in his bare studio in Montmartre at the end of a summer afternoon contemplating a battered calendar that hung against the wall.

The calendar marked J Campton looked at this date with a gaze of unmixed satisfaction. His son, his only boy, who was coming from America. A Son at the Front Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: World War, -- Fiction Subject: War stories Subject: Fathers and sons -- Fiction Subject: Domestic fiction Subject: Paris (France) -- Fiction Subject: Americans -- France -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

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