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The last lovely city

stories

by Alice Adams

  • 265 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Stories about love in middle age. The story, Old Love Affairs, is a triangle in which a man pursues a woman who pursues another man, His Women is on a man whose women are inevitably unfaithful, while The Islands is a romance which goes sour when a woman discovers the man"s true feelings for cats.

    Edition Notes

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    Statementby Alice Adams
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3551.D324 L37 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24783899M
    ISBN 100679454411
    ISBN 109780679454410
    LC Control Number98014585
    OCLC/WorldCa38519258

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      The couple of pages she spends on this last figure, Cy, are lovely: “his inimitable energy, slightly exophthalmic, piggish eyes, and irregularly coiled, unpredictable Afro, so .   (The last goal was an empty-netter.) We'll see today which team can pull ahead in this contest and take one step closer to hoisting the .


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The last lovely city is San Francisco, and for the main character in "The Last Lovely City," it represents his past, good and bad, and everything that has passed by him. Adams lived most of her adult life in San Francisco, so she experienced the city in a variety of ways.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: His women --The haunted beach --Great sex --Raccoons --Old love affairs --A very nice dog --The visit --The last lovely city --The islands --The drinking club --Patients --The wrong Mexico --Earthquake sibility: by Alice Adams.

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A collection of 13 stories offers Adams's (Medicine Men,etc.) usual blend of intimacy and the good life but also heavily plays the aging card, as story after story returns to the discontents of the middle years and beyond. The title piece is a case in point: aged Benito, a retired physician who used his killing in San Francisco real estate to fund clinics in his native Mexico, is still Author: Alice Adams.

The Last Lovely City Summary. In an interview with Neil Feineman in Story Quarterly, Alice Adams remarked that she preferred writing short stories to writing novels, which may explain why her short fiction has earned more critical favor than her longer works all, Adams completed six collections of short stories, the last of which, The Last Lovely City, was.

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