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Oxford Bookworms Library, Stage 3: Ethan Frome
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Oxford Bookworms Library, Stage 3: Ethan Frome
by Wharton, Edith

Life is always hard for the poor, in any place and at any time. Ethan Frome is a farmer in Massachusetts. He works long hours every day, but his farm makes very little money. His wife, Zeena, is a thin, grey woman, always complaining, and only interested in her own ill health. Then Mattie Silver, a young cousin, comes to live with the Fromes, to help Zeena and do the housework. Her bright smile and laughing voice bring light and hope into the Fromes' house - and into Ethan's lonely life. But poverty is a prison from which few people escape ...

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Publication date: 2008

ISBN: URN:ISBN:9780194791151

OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:4298

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