The Awakening, with eBook (Tantor Unabridged Classics)
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- Sales Rank:2,057,814
- Format:Audiobook, CD, Unabridged
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:Audio CD
- Number Of Items:4
- Running Time:18000 Minutes
- Edition:Unabridged CD
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
- Dimensions (in):5.5 x 6.5 x 1.1
- Publication Date:February 2, 2009
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Edna Pontellier is married, twenty-eight, and at a crossroads in her life. She is passionate and artistic but has no one who understands her deep yearnings. She jumps at the chance to spend a summer away from her husband and the heat of New Orleans at a small coastal retreat.
Enveloped by a small circle of friends, she begins to throw off the strictures of the 1890s bourgeoisie. Stepwise, Edna renounces her obligations, takes a lover, and is propelled on a course that frees, consumes, and eventually destroys her.
In what was to be her last novel, Kate Chopin shocked the audiences of her day by depicting a woman being fulfilled by throwing off the ties of marriage and children.
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