After You've Gone by Alice Adams

After You've Gone by Alice Adams. 1990 Ballantine edition, 212 pages. According to her NYT obituary "In 10 novels and five collections of short stories, Ms. Adams created richly textured, artfully constructed novels about women's lives that sometimes mirrored and sometimes anticipated changes in the society as a whole. Admirers particularly praised her ability to capture place and voice and the deceptively artful craft of her writing." This collection contains fourteen stories, some of which appeared in the New Yorker and the Paris Review.

Condition: Good used copy, long inscription on dedication pages

"The truth is, for a while I managed very well indeed."

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