The Stories of Alice Adams (Paperback)

By Alice Adams

Washington Square Press, 9780743464505, 640pp.

Publication Date: December 2, 2003

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In her long and illustrious career, Alice Adams turned the short story into an art form by offering telling glimpses into the lives of "ordinary people made extraordinary by her] perception" (Newsweek). Now, with this posthumous compilation, readers can become reacquainted with fty-three of Adams's best-loved stories, culled from her ve award-winning collections. A tting tribute -- and an extraordinary primer for those new to Adams's work -- The Stories of Alice Adams celebrates the voice, vision, and spirit of one of America's most beloved writers.

About the Author

Alice Adams is the New York Times bestselling author of ten novels and five short-story collections. She was the recipient of numerous awards, grants, and fellowships from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation. She lived in San Francisco until her death in 1999.

Praise For The Stories of Alice Adams

Kirkus Reviews

Adam's many admirers will welcome this generous display of her work.

The Washington Post

No other writer in recent memory has called to mind quite so clearly the work of F. Scott Fitzgerald.