Joyce Carol Oates described her "inimitable voice" as "quick, deft, brilliantly evocative."
"No other writer in recent memory has called to mind quite so clearly the work of F. Scott Fitzgerald."
–The Washington Post
Alice Adams’s stories have been compared to Katherine Mansfield’s and Flannery O’Connor’s (Newsweek)
"[a] master of the genre"
–Los Angeles Times
From the Hardcover edition.