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By John O'Hara

ISBN-10: 0143107070

ISBN-13: 9780143107071

ISBN-10: 0394711920

ISBN-13: 9780394711928

ISBN-10: 0679601104

ISBN-13: 9780679601104

The best-loved booklet via the author whom Fran Lebowitz in comparison to the writer of The nice Gatsby, calling him “the genuine F. Scott Fitzgerald”

One of the nice novels of small-town American existence, Appointment in Samarra is John O’Hara’s crowning fulfillment. In December 1930, prior to Christmas, the Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, social circuit is galvanized with events and dances. on the middle of the social elite stand Julian and Caroline English. yet in a single rash second born inside of a highball glass, Julian breaks with well mannered society and starts a swift descent towards self-destruction.

Brimming with wealth and privilege, jealousy and infidelity, O’Hara’s iconic first novel is an unflinching examine the darkish facet of the yank dream—and an enduring testomony to the prepared social intelligence if a massive American writer.

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