Alice Adams: Vintage Movie Classics by Booth Tarkington,Anne Edwards PDF

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 warfare I, Alice Adams delightedly reveals herself being pursued by means of Arthur Russell, a gentleman of a better social category in existence. eager to maintain her family's lower-middle-class prestige a mystery, she and her mom and dad concoct quite a few schemes to maintain their relatives afloat. even though the realities of her scenario ultimately show themselves and her dating with Arthur fizzles, Alice's reputation of this leads her to search out paintings to help her family members with an admirable resiliency. a fascinating and actual story of a family's aspirations to hunt extra out of lifestyles, Alice Adams unearths the power of the human spirit and its magnificent skill to evolve.
Originally released in 1921, this bestselling Pulitzer Prize-winning novel was once tailored into movie two times, and its heroine, the gleaming Alice Adams, nonetheless resonates with readers today.

With a brand new foreword by means of Anne Edwards.

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

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