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By Booth Tarkington,Anne Edwards

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

In a small Midwestern city within the wake of worldwide battle I, Alice Adams delightedly reveals herself being pursued via Arthur Russell, a gentleman of a better social category in existence. desirous to maintain her family's lower-middle-class prestige a mystery, she and her mom and dad concoct a variety of schemes to maintain their relatives afloat. although the realities of her state of affairs finally display themselves and her courting with Arthur fizzles, Alice's reputation of this leads her to find paintings to aid her kin with an admirable resiliency. a fascinating and genuine story of a family's aspirations to hunt extra out of lifestyles, Alice Adams unearths the energy of the human spirit and its brilliant skill to evolve.
Originally released in 1921, this bestselling Pulitzer Prize-winning novel used to be tailored into movie two times, and its heroine, the glowing Alice Adams, nonetheless resonates with readers today.

With a brand new foreword by way of Anne Edwards.

Vintage motion picture Classics spotlights vintage movies that experience stood the try out of time, now rediscovered in the course of the ebook of the novels on which they have been based.

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