McCarthy' s most celebrated novel portrays the experiences of eight young women from Vassar College, Class of ' 33. As the story opens, they meet in New York City for the wedding of Kay, one of " the group." The author then describes the lives, loves, and aspirations of these women until they reconvene seven years later in the same city for Kay' s funeral. " Juicy, shocking, witty, and almost continually brilliant" (Cosmopolitan).
HBJ modern classic.
|| San Diego :Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,1989
487 pages ; 21 cm.