By Booth Tarkington,Anne Edwards
In a small Midwestern city within the wake of worldwide battle I, Alice Adams delightedly unearths herself being pursued by means of Arthur Russell, a gentleman of a better social type in existence. wanting to hold her family's lower-middle-class prestige a mystery, she and her mom and dad concoct a number of schemes to maintain their family members afloat. notwithstanding the realities of her scenario finally exhibit themselves and her courting with Arthur fizzles, Alice's popularity of this leads her to find paintings to help her kin with an admirable resiliency. a fascinating and actual story of a family's aspirations to hunt extra out of existence, Alice Adams finds the power of the human spirit and its fantastic skill to evolve.
Originally released in 1921, this bestselling Pulitzer Prize-winning novel used to be tailored into movie two times, and its heroine, the gleaming Alice Adams, nonetheless resonates with readers today.
With a brand new foreword through Anne Edwards.
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Alice Adams: Vintage Movie Classics by Booth Tarkington,Anne Edwards