Rich Rewards: A Novel

Rich Rewards: A Novel

by Alice Adams
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

“Imagine listening to your friends’ most interesting stories about themselves, stories encompassing rich and intertwined lives; then imagine these stories transformed by a magical storyteller.”   —Los Angeles Herald Examiner   Rich Rewards is the story of a displaced woman who somehow finds exactly what she

Overview

“Imagine listening to your friends’ most interesting stories about themselves, stories encompassing rich and intertwined lives; then imagine these stories transformed by a magical storyteller.”   —Los Angeles Herald Examiner   Rich Rewards is the story of a displaced woman who somehow finds exactly what she has been searching for, long after she thought it was past finding, and in a place she never expected   Fleeing a bad love affair in Boston, Daphne Matthiessen, elegant, intelligent, always open to risk, finds herself seeking shelter in the San Francisco home of an old school friend. As she becomes entwined in Agatha’s affairs  and family and friends, she senses something that is compelling her, compelling her into her own past and toward the resolution of a lost love, the unfolding of fate.  

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307798251
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/08/2011
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,087,813
File size:
2 MB

Related Subjects

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.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >