Book Reviews of A Southern Exposure

A Southern Exposure
A Southern Exposure
Author: Alice Adams
ISBN-13: 9780679444527
ISBN-10: 0679444521
Publication Date: 10/17/1995
Pages: 305
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
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A nice, meandering tale--the equivalent of a lazy summer afternoon. The tale sheds interesting light on its period--just after the big depression but before WWII--but is an otherwise fluffy tale of vapid and shallow characters with small and meaningless lives. Well written, but I just wasn't sure there was a point or a message---which may have been the point AND the message.
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A really good book. I can't believe it sat on my to-be-read shelf for so long.
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Alice Adams writes a wonderful piece of literature dealing with sex, manners, and romance of a southern college town during the depression.
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We read it for Book Club and had fun discussing. It was an easy read and a fun discussion. It does get more serious about 1/2 way through, so ... stick with it and you'll be surprised!