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Edith Wharton Biography | Poet

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Edith Wharton (/ ' i d ' w r t n / ; born Edith Newbold Jones, January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize -winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in years 1927, 1928 and 1930.