House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family

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Five siblings: two celebrated (novelist Henry and the philosopher William James); two brothers overshadowed by them; and one dazzling sister, Alice. Beginning with the peculiar courtship of Henry James Sr and Mary Walsh in the late 1830s and ending with the death of Henry James Jr in 1916, HOUSE OF WITS tells the story of the James family's driven and anguished quest through some of the most glittering and varied scenes of the nineteenth century. Restless and striving, the Jameses were always searching for a better house or ...

House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family 2009, Holt McDougal, New York

ISBN-13: 9780805090208

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House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family 2008, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

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House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family 2008, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316726573

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