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Appointment in Samarra free pdf A 20th century classic, "Appointment in Samarra" is the masterpiece by the writer Fran Leibowitz called "the real F. Scott Fitzgerald." With trademark verisimilitude, O'Hara captures the personal politics and easy bitterness of small-town life in this first and most widely read of his books.

About John O'Hara

John O Hara (1905 1970) was one of the most prominent American writers of the twentieth century. Championed by Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Dorothy Parker, he wrote seventeen novels, including "Appointment in Samarra," his first- "BUtterfield 8," which was made into a film starring Elizabeth Taylor- "Pal Joey," which was adapted into a Broadway musical as well as a film starring Frank Sinatra- and "Ten North Frederick," which won the National Book Award. He has had more stories published in "The New Yorker" than anyone else in the history of the magazine. Born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, he lived for many years in New York and in Princeton, New Jersey, where he died. Charles McGrath(introducer) is the former editor of "The New York Times Book Review" and former deputy editor of "The New Yorker." He is currently a writer at large for "The New York Times." Neil Gower (cover illustrator) is an internationally acclaimed graphic artist. He spent ten years as a contributing artist to "Conde Nast Traveler" and has provided art for major publishing houses and for such magazines as "The New Yorker," "The Economist," and "Vanity Fair." He lives in Sussex, England."

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Author : John O'Hara
Publisher : Penguin Books
Data Published : 01 April 2013
ISBN : 0143107070
EAN : 9780143107071
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 220 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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