Almost Perfect: A Novel

Kobo ebook | June 8, 2011

byAlice Adams

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“No other writer in recent memory has called to mind so clearly the work of F. Scott Fitzgerald.”  --The Washington Post
 
In Almost Perfect, Alice Adams brilliantly and movingly explores what happens to love when the beloved is transformed into someone unrecognizable.
 
They were an almost perfect couple. They met when Stella Blake was not yet a famous writer, but Richard Fallon is an artist known by everyone: charming, talented; he loved and hated adored, admired. And they fall in love when she interviews him for a magazine. But then Stella watches as the man she adores begins a steady and frightening descent into darkness, even madness.

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“No other writer in recent memory has called to mind so clearly the work of F. Scott Fitzgerald.”  --The Washington Post   In Almost Perfect, Alice Adams brilliantly and movingly explores what happens to love when the beloved is transformed into someone unrecognizable.   They were an almost perfect couple. They met when Stella Blake wa...

Alice Adams was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, in 1926 and grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. After graduating from Radcliffe College, she married and had a son in 1951. Adams later recalled her late 20s and early 30s as the worst years of her life. After divorcing her husband in 1958, she worked at secretarial and clerical job...

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 8, 2011Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307798186

ISBN - 13:9780307798183

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