Everything you need to understand or teach About Alice by Calvin Trillin.
About Alice by Calvin Trillin is a touching memoir about the author's wife, Alice. After his wife's death, the author received many touching notes of condolences from friends and readers alike. Trillin answers these notes with this poignant look at the woman with whom he shared nearly forty years of his life. The book is both humorous and moving, allowing the reader a peek at the woman Trillin feels was his companion, his teacher and his muse.
Calvin Trillin opens his memoir by quoting a few of the condolence notes his friends and readers sent to him after his wife died six years earlier. Even though Trillin is touched by these notes, he realizes that most of these people did not know the real Alice. Alice appeared in many of his writings, which gave the impression that Alice was a straight-laced, opinionated woman, but, in reality, there were so many... View more of the About Alice Summary
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