Edith Wharton was a novelist, short story writer, and designer. She won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for The Age of Innocence, making her the first woman to win the award.
"The real marriage of true minds is for any two people to possess a sense of humor or irony pitched in exactly the same key, so that their joint glances on any subject cross like interarching searchlights."
– A Backward Glance: An Autobiography
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