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By Booth Tarkington,Anne Edwards

The foundation for George Stevens’s significant movie starring Katharine Hepburn in her Oscar-nominated best role.

In a small Midwestern city within the wake of global struggle I, Alice Adams delightedly reveals herself being pursued via Arthur Russell, a gentleman of a better social type in existence. eager to retain her family's lower-middle-class prestige a mystery, she and her mom and dad concoct numerous schemes to maintain their kinfolk afloat. although the realities of her state of affairs finally exhibit themselves and her courting with Arthur fizzles, Alice's attractiveness of this leads her to search out paintings to aid her relatives with an admirable resiliency. a fascinating and real story of a family's aspirations to hunt extra out of existence, Alice Adams unearths the energy of the human spirit and its extraordinary 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 through Anne Edwards.

Vintage motion picture Classics spotlights vintage movies that experience stood the try out of time, now rediscovered throughout the e-book of the novels on which they have been based.

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