Superior Women

Superior Women

Alice Adams


desirous to break out her carhop mom and the rank and dossier of her California city, Megan Greene heads for Radcliffe -- partially to pursue an older guy (twenty-one, Harvard scientific university, Cape Cod summers) who represents her dream of the upper-middle-class, conservative East Coast. What Megan unearths are 4 different ladies -- Janet, Lavinia, Peg, and Cathy -- who appear to have little in universal shop for his or her freshman prestige. Neither they nor Megan may perhaps understand that their destinies are approximately to inextricably intertwine.

The 12 months is 1943, and those stronger ladies, as frequently enemies as acquaintances, will proportion a spot in every one other's lives that not anyone else can -- no longer husbands, no longer fanatics. throughout 4 a long time, as time and occasions sweep away their expectancies, 5 girls notice their sexuality, demonstrate their secrets and techniques, fight with independence -- occasionally surrendering, occasionally making gorgeous offerings -- in Alice Adams' richly drawn, uncompromising novel approximately women's intimate, inside, and sometimes unsuspected lives.

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