“Her stories recall such past masters as Flannery O’Connor and Katherine Mansfield.” –Newsweek Throughout her acclaimed career, Alice Adams demonstrated a remarkable finesse in both the novel and the short story.
Her second collection reveals her ability to feelingly project whole lives in the space of a few pages. Here are people trying to pull free of the constraints of family bonds, people bewitched by capricious love, people conquering old panics, or changing in profound ways.
Included are “Snow,” “Legends,” “Lost Luggage,” “An Unscheduled Stop, “At First Sight.”
Alice Adams was a novelist and short story writer. Born in Virginia, she graduated from Radcliffe College. She was the recipient of an Academy and Institute Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and… More about Alice Adams
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Published by Vintage Jun 08, 2011| 304 Pages| ISBN 9780307798299