Adams Fall

Adams Fall is writer Sean Desmond's first novel. It recounts the events which occur to a college student in his senior year at Harvard University. In the midst of completing his thesis and applying for a study abroad program, the narrator copes with his stresses by resorting to alcohol and drugs.

Adams Fall
First edition hardcover
AuthorSean Desmond
CountryUnited States
PublisherSt. Martin's Press
Publication date
October 2000 (First ed.)
Media typePrint (Hardcover)
Pages245 pp
813/.6 21
LC ClassPS3554.E842 A64 2000

Adams House, a real House[1] at Harvard, features prominently in the novel; the author is himself a Harvard graduate.

The novel was the (loose) basis for the 2002 film Abandon starring Katie Holmes.

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