Boston Adventure Author:Jean Stafford ...brought Stafford into the front ranks of American novelists, is the haunting story of a girl in flight brom her impoverished childhood. Sonia grew up outside of Boston, was deserted by her father and is burdened with an insane mother, dreams that live can hold nothing better than the imagined splendor ob Beacon Hill. When she becomes the pro... more »tegee of a Wealthy Bostonian, her dream is achieved. With it comes the revelation of an empty, decadent society.
...an exceptional and original feminine talent. ...in the great tradition of the English novel. .... a unique, vigorous and remarkable artist. [Cover]« less