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Carol Sklenicka Alice Adams


Carol Sklenicka   Alice Adams
Carol Sklenicka Alice Adams
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Descirption: From the acclaimed author of Raymond Carver, the first full-scale popular biography of Alice Adams (1926-1999), whose fiction chronicled the sexual revolution and women's lives from the 1950s to the 1990s-in real time.
"Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams," a New York Times critic said of the acclaimed author of over a hundred published stories and eleven novels that illuminate the American century. An admired short story artist and a bestselling novelist, Adams grew up in North Carolina during the Great Depression and World War II. After college at Radcliffe and a year in Paris, she moved to California. It took a decade to sell her first story, another decade to publish a novel. As women's expections of themselves and society's expections of women shifted, Adams wrote literary fiction that brought women's lives to the forefront. With astute, lyrical prose she portrays vibrant characters both young and old who live on the edge...