The Custom of the Country
The Custom of the Country is a 1913 novel by Edith Wharton. It tells the story of Undine Spragg, a Midwestern girl who attempts to ascend in New York City society.OCo Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pgchuis - LibraryThing
** spoiler alert ** The story of Undine Spragg, possibly the most self-centred heroine I have ever encountered, who forces her long-suffering parents to move to New York so that she can meet "the best ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LARA335 - LibraryThing
Edith Wharton paints a fascinating anti-heroine in Udine. Ambitious, totally selfish and self-deceiving Udine sets out to conquer Society in both America and turn-of-the-century France. Divorcing her husbands and neglecting her child to achieve superficial supremacy if not personal satisfaction. Read full review