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Second Chances: A Novel Alice Adams

Second Chances: A Novel

Alice Adams

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ISBN : 9780307798268
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320 pages
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“Alice Adams turns dreams and moments, the stuff of memories, inside out and makes of them beautiful, haunting, bittersweet tales.” --Publishers WeeklySecond Chances, perhaps Alice Adams most accomplished novel, is a rich, moving, and beautifullyMore“Alice Adams turns dreams and moments, the stuff of memories, inside out and makes of them beautiful, haunting, bittersweet tales.”   --Publishers WeeklySecond Chances, perhaps Alice Adams most accomplished novel, is a rich, moving, and beautifully drawn portrait of six women and men, friends for years, who suddenly, and with amazement, find themselves growing old.They live in a beautiful small California town called San Sebastian, and they see each other almost daily-- Dudley and Sam Venable- Edward Crane and his younger lover, Freddy Fuentes- the widowed Celeste Timberlake- the eccentric, secretive Polly Blake. With generosity and humor and remarkable insight, Adams takes us into rich emotional territory in a novel that evokes the ways in which people continually astonish themselves, at any age, with their capacity for wonder and change.