Gilding the Ages: Edith Wharton's Berkshire Sanctuary

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Edith Wharton’s novels rarely go more than a couple of years without a film or television adaptation. They are certainly never absent from high school and college curricula. Wharton was a taste-maker in other ways -- she wrote popular books on both interior decor and gardening. WGBH visits her Berkshire home, The Mount.