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Adams, Alice,

1926–99, American novelist, b. Fredericksburg, Va. Her deftly wry and witty fiction concerns 20th-century domestic and professional life, and usually concentrates on the lives of women in various stages of transition. Adams wrote a total of 11 novels, including Careless Love (1966), Superior Women (1984), Caroline's Daughters (1991), Almost Perfect (1993) and A Southern Exposure (1995) and its sequel, the posthumously published After the War (2000). Adams is also noted for her short stories, collected in such volumes as To See You Again (1982), The Last Lovely City (1999), and the posthumous anthology The Stories of Alice Adams (2002).
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The fascination that suffuses Herrick's and Wharton's depictions of their heroines turns into something quite different in Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams (1921).
Artist Recognition Awards were given to "Untitled" by Alice Adams, 16, of Sheldon High School; "Maisy Pearl" by Jenna Cowan, 17, of Academy of Arts and Academics; "The Counselor" by Rimona Livie, 15, of North Eugene High School; and "Papa" by Cassie Taylor, 15, of Churchill High School.
Burscough started very well and dominated the opening half with several shots on goal from Ellen Hesketh, Harriet Russ and Alice Adams.
Attila Ban, 32, stabbed Alice Adams and Tibor Vass, both 20, last August after a booze-fuelled threesome.
Attila Ban, 32, who worked at Radisson Edwardian Hotel in London, killed Alice Adams and Tibor Vass last August.
Police found the bodies of Alice Adams, 20, of Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, and Hungarian national Tibor Vass, 20, of Harlington, on Wednesday.
Police found the bodies of the two victims, Alice Adams and Tibor Vass a Hungarian national in Harlington on Wednesday.
TWO hotel receptionists found stabbed to death at a house in Harlington, west London, were named yesterday as Alice Adams and Tibor Vass as a man was remanded in custody accused of their murders.
The victims have been named as Alice Adams, 20, of Iver Heath, and Tibor Vass, 20, of Harlington.
The move came as police named the victims as Alice Adams and Hungarianborn Tibor Vass, both 20.
Alice Adams begins by acknowledging that "we all tend to hang on to old ideas about gender difference whether or not they reflect our own reality.
TEACHER Alice Adams waved goodbye to some of her pupils as she retired from a Coventry school after 28 years.