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The Awakening by Kate Chopin

The Awakening

by Kate Chopin

Title Details

Unabridged Edition
Running Time
5 Hrs. 18 Min.


This scandalous turn-of-the-century story follows 28-year-old Edna Pontellier, wife and mother, who one day awakens to the pangs of passion for the first time in her life. But societal restraints place limits on any kind of authentic expression of desire. Her final gesture is a defiant, desperate reach for freedom.

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