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The Valley of Decision (Large Print Edition)

by Edith Wharton

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9859286M
    ISBN 101426415745
    ISBN 109781426415746

    The Valley of Decision by Davenport, Marcia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at After publishing two collections of short stories, The Greater Inclination () and Crucial Instances (), she wrote her first novel, The Valley of Decision (), a long, historical romance set in eighteenth-century Italy.

    Complete summary of Edith Wharton's The Valley of Decision. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Valley of Decision. "The Valley of Decision" was Edith Wharton's first full-length novel, originally published in two volumes in This is its first release complete in one volume. This is also Wharton's first and only historical novel from a remote era, in this case Italy during the Italian Renaissance, yet contains some of the themes she would explore in her Book Edition: First Thus.

    Originally published in , The Valley of Decision was an instant success, and its story of four generations of the Scott family—owners and operators of a Pittsburgh iron and steel works—has since captured the imagination of generations of readers. Absorbing and complex, it chronicles the family’s saga from the economic panic of through the dramatic rise of American industry and.   The Valley of Decision would be the third feature film for a new young star who at that time was taking Hollywood by storm, Gregory Peck. He'd just come off of his own first Oscar nomination for the successful The Keys of the Kingdom () and had another big money maker, Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound () lined up next. Peck would garner raves for his performance in The Valley of Decision.


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"The Valley of Decision" Joel is one of the twelve minor prophets in the Old Testament. Joel's prophecy appears second in the canon's order of the twelve minor prophets.

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Maggie, daughter of Lisbeth (20th century) and Cyprian (3rd century), has read her history books and is determined to change history /5. The Valley of Decision is a biblical name given to the Valley of Jehoshaphat by the prophet is the location of Jehovah's inflictions on Zion's enemies.

The Bible mentions the Valley of Jehoshaphat only twice and identifies it as the final place where God will destroy the nations. Jehoshaphat means "Yahweh judges".

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Choose the part of The Valley of Decision which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.DECISION, VALLEY OF (עֵ֖מֶק הֶֽחָר֑וּץ, valley of strict decision or judgment).In Joel this expression refers to the valley of Jehoshaphat (Joel12).The latter in turn seems to be a symbolical name of a valley near Jerusalem which is to be the place of God’s ultimate judgment on the nations gathered to attack Jerusalem.