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Social Climber: Discussing Pulitzer-prize winner "Alice Adams"

Listen to the podcast discussion of Pulitzer-prize winning novel, “Alice Adams” and how it oddly parallels to questions of class re: Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian.

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52 Ancestor #10 Nellie Newman

It is time to hear from the Frederick Newman side, this is Nellie Newman born about September 1900 in the Immanuel Parish of Birmingham, England.  She is the fifth child of Fred Newman and Alice Adams with Alice, Ada, Gertrude, William Frederick all coming before her.   76 more words

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1922: Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington

Plot Summary:

In a small Midwestern town in the wake of World War I, Alice Adams delightedly finds herself being pursued by Arthur Russell, a gentleman of a higher social class in life. 818 more words

Pulitzer Prize

The 1922 Novel Decision

For the 1922 Novel jury, Stuart P. Sherman, who had been stirring up controversy in the Novel category for the past 2 years, was the only of the 3 jury members to return. 177 more words

Pulitzer Prize