Alice Adams. A Southern Exposure. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.

At the end of the Great Depression, Harry and Cynthia Baird and their 11-year-old daughter move from Connecticut to Pinehill, N.C., a fictional town probably based on Chapel Hill. Hoping to escape debt, drinking problems, and past mistakes, the family is plunged into small town southern culture. The novel traces their attempts to fit in to a tightly woven community.

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Filed under 1990-1999, 1995, Adams, Alice, Novels Set in Fictional Places, Orange, Piedmont

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