Appointment in Samarra

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Descrizione dell’editore

One of the great novels of small-town American life, Appointment in Samarra is John O’Hara’s crowning achievement. In December 1930, just before Christmas, the Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, social circuit is electrified with parties and dances. At the center of the social elite stand Julian and Caroline English. But in one rash moment born inside a highball glass, Julian breaks with polite society and begins a rapid descent toward self-destruction.


Brimming with wealth and privilege, jealousy and infidelity, O’Hara’s iconic first novel is an unflinching look at the dark side of the American dream—and a lasting testament to the keen social intelligence if a major American writer.


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GENERE
Narrativa e letteratura
PUBBLICATO
2020
19 febbraio
LINGUA
EN
Inglese
PAGINE
342
EDITORE
Perseus Publishing Group
DIMENSIONE
839,1
KB

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