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Title   Alice Adams 

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Author   TARKINGTON Booth  ISBN   9780804170802  Add to shopping cart   
Publisher   Vintage Books  Group   Fiction View shopping cart
Binding   Paperback Category   Classics  Terms and conditions
Edition   2014 Type   Go back
Publication Year   2014 
Subject   Classic fiction (pre c 1945) 
Stock Status   Not currently in stock - contact store for availability 
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Synopsis The basis for George Stevens's major motion picture starring Katharine Hepburn in her Oscar-nominated leading role. In a small Midwestern town in the wake of World War I, Alice Adams delightedly finds herself being pursued by Arthur Russell, a gentleman of a higher social class in life. Desperate to keep her family's lower-middle-class status a secret, she and her parents concoct various schemes to keep their family afloat. Though the realities of her situation eventually reveal themselves and her relationship with Arthur fizzles, Alice's acceptance of this leads her to seek out work to support her family with an admirable resiliency. An enchanting and authentic tale of a family's aspirations to seek more out of life, Alice Adamsreveals the strength of the human spirit and its incredible ability to evolve. Originally published in 1921, this bestselling Pulitzer Prize-winning novel was adapted into film twice, and its heroine, the sparkling Alice Adams, still resonates with readers today. With a new foreword by Anne Edwards. Vintage Movie Classics spotlights classic films that have stood the test of time, now rediscovered through the publication of the novels on which they were based.

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