Disillusioned with the harsh and competitive American business world, Christopher Newman travels to Europe for an extended holiday with the intention of finding a wife. When he meets the beautiful Claire de Cintr?, he thinks he has found the woman he is looking for, but soon finds that European society has poses its own obstacles to his plans.
Although The American was well-reviewed and popular at the time of its publication, Henry James later returned to the work, making a large number of revisions for a 1907 edition. This digital version is the original unrevised publication from 1877.
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|Date published: || 2014|
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