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The Europeans by Henry James

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The Europeans
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Publisher: Macmillan Publishers
ISBN/ASIN: 019955563X
Number of pages: 255

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Eugenia, an expatriated American, is the morganatic wife of a German prince, who is about to reject her in favor of a state marriage. With her artist brother Felix Young she travels to Boston to visit relatives she has never before seen, in hopes of making a wealthy marriage. The men of Boston soon realize her deceitfulness, and she returns to Europe, feeling that her fortune-hunting scheme is impractical in unsusceptible America.

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