|aWashington Square /|cHenry James ; retold by Kieran McGovern.
|aOxford :|bOxford University Press,|c2008.
|a88 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm.
|aOxford bookworms library. Classics. Stage 4
|a"First published in Oxford Bookworms, 1998"--Title page verso
|aStage 4: 1400 headwords.
|aWord count: 15,490.
|a"First published in Oxford Bookworms 1998"--T.p. verso.
|aWhen a handsome young man begins to court Catherine Sloper, she feels she is very lucky. She is a quiet, gentle girl, but neither beautiful nor clever; no one had ever admired her before, or come to the parlour of her home in Washington Square to whisper soft words of love to her. But in New York in the 1840's young ladies are not free to marry where they please. Catherine must have her father's permission, and Dr. Slpoer is a rich man. One day Catherine will have a fortune of 30,000 dollars a year...
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