By Booth Tarkington,Anne Edwards
In a small Midwestern city within the wake of global struggle I, Alice Adams delightedly unearths herself being pursued by way of Arthur Russell, a gentleman of a better social classification in lifestyles. wanting to maintain 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. although the realities of her scenario ultimately demonstrate themselves and her dating with Arthur fizzles, Alice's attractiveness of this leads her to search out paintings to aid her family members with an admirable resiliency. a fascinating and actual story of a family's aspirations to hunt extra out of lifestyles, Alice Adams unearths the energy of the human spirit and its exceptional skill to evolve.
Originally released in 1921, this bestselling Pulitzer Prize-winning novel was once tailored into movie two times, and its heroine, the glowing Alice Adams, nonetheless resonates with readers today.
With a brand new foreword by means of Anne Edwards.
Vintage motion picture Classics spotlights vintage motion pictures that experience stood the try out of time, now rediscovered during the ebook of the novels on which they have been based.
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