Alice Adams. After the War. New York: Knopf, 2000.

This novel, Adams’s last, continues the story of the Baird family begun in A Southern Exposure. The story is set in the period during and immediately after World War II in the fictional Piedmont town of Pinehill. In tracing a number of crises, large and small, Adams portrays a large and diverse cast of characters and gives special attention to the details of domestic life in North Carolina in the 1940s.

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