Beautiful Girl: Stories [NOOK Book]

Overview

“Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams. . . . How can one person know so much?” --The New York Times Book Review
 
With appearances in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and Redbook, as well as in the  O. Henry Award collections for eight consecutive years, Alice Adams had established herself as a master craftsman of the short story when she published her first collection.
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Beautiful Girl: Stories

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Overview

“Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams. . . . How can one person know so much?” --The New York Times Book Review
 
With appearances in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and Redbook, as well as in the  O. Henry Award collections for eight consecutive years, Alice Adams had established herself as a master craftsman of the short story when she published her first collection.
 
Her well-honed skill is on abundant display in this collection of 16 wonderful stories that encompass a wide range of mood and situation. All are linked in the delicacy and ease of their unfolding, and in the certitude of their revelations, and in the consistency of their theme: Love.
 
Included are “Winter Rain,”  “Roses, Rhododendron,”  “Home is Where,” “Jealous Husband.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307798190
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/8/2011
  • Series: Vintage Contemporaries
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Alice Adams was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia and raised in North Carolina, and graduated from Radcliffe College. She was the recipient of an Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, and the O. Henry Lifetime Achievement Award. She was the author of five collections of short stories and ten novels, among them Listening to Billie, Superior Women, Second Chances, and A Southern Exposure. She lived in San Francisco until her death in 1999.
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