Ever since 1899 when Booth Tarkington, a young gentleman of leisure, first began to spend his days "fussin' with literature," he has been concerned with the interpretation of American Life. His books catch the spirit of America as no other has caught it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Dreesie - LibraryThing
I can't believe this won a Pulitzer. This is not a deep read. The descriptions of black people and in working people in general are crude. Alice Adams in a young 20-something. She (and her mother ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mikedraper - LibraryThing
It's the turn of the 20th century in the industrialized midwest. Alice Adams is a young woman of age twenty-two. She's from a middle class family but has ambitons to rise up in society. The difficulty ... Read full review