• The Custom of the Country

  • By: Edith Wharton
  • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
  • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (354 ratings)

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The Custom of the Country

By: Edith Wharton
Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
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The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature, Edith Wharton stands among the finest writers of early 20th-century America. In The Custom of the Country, Wharton’s scathing social commentary is on full display through the beautiful and manipulative Undine Spragg. When Undine convinces her nouveau riche parents to move to New York, she quickly injects herself into high society. But even a well-to-do husband isn’t enough for Undine, whose overwhelming lust for wealth proves to be her undoing.

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