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A southern exposure: a novel

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Pinehill, North Carolina, the years of the Depression. Into this small Southern town comes the Bairds, fugitives from the burdens of their life in Connecticut. To the people of Pinehill, the Bairds seem glamorous. To the Bairds, Pinehill holds the hope that they will regain their innocence, and once again be rich in love.
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Grouping Title southern exposure
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"What a terrific book. I loved its rich, recognizable characters, the intricacies and excitement of the plot, the beauty of the writing." --Anne Lamott

Reaching back to the Great Depression, and with all the insight, tenderness, and extraordinary narrative power that have been the hallmark of her writing, Alice Adams once again illuminates the workings of the human heart.

When Harry and Cynthia Baird flee south from Connecticut to Pinehill, they hope to find a simpler, and cheaper, way of life, and a refuge from the burdens of their life in the North. What they find, in the small societies of a college town, each with its own intricate and beguiling etiquette is a deeper involvement in private scandals, long-held secrets, dangerous love affairs, dreams, desires, fears, betrayals.

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publishDate 1996
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series Vintage Contemporaries
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subject_facet City and town life -- North Carolina -- Fiction
City and town life -- South Carolina -- Fiction
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Depressions -- South Carolina -- Fiction
Families -- North Carolina -- Fiction
Families -- South Carolina -- Fiction
Large type books
New Englanders -- North Carolina -- Fiction
New Englanders -- South Carolina -- Fiction
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Historical Fiction
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New Englanders