The Age of Innocence

May 8, 2019
Edith Wharton
1920
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Katherine Hanlon
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Tonight, we'll be reading from, "The Age of Innocence", a 1920 novel by American author Edith Wharton. It won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, making Wharton the first woman to win the prize. The story is set in the 1870s, in upper-class, "Gilded-Age" New York City.