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“A you-can’t-put-it-down book. . . . Alice Adams has found a new way to tell the great American dynasty stories we all love.” --The Washington Post

Alice Adams’ second novel is the portrait of a Southern-born woman as she reviews her life.

From Louisa Calloway’s Southern girlhood to her debut to her first marriage, all the time surrounded by a certain tradition and all th
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Published July 30th 1991 by Fawcett (first published 1974)
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Obviously I am obsessively working my way through Alice Adams's books-- but they are also so very dated, which gets in the way quite a bit. But I'm not ready to stop just yet.
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Alice Adams was an American novelist, short story writer, academic and university professor.

She was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia and attended Radcliffe College, graduating in 1946. She married, and had a child, but her marriage broke up, and she spent several years as
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