Appointment in Samarra: A Novel

By: O'Hara, John

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A twentieth-century classic, Appointment in Samarra""is the first and most widely read book by the writer Fran Leibowitz called "the real F. Scott Fitzgerald."
In December 1930, just before Christmas, the Gibbsville social circuit is electrified with parties and dances, where the music plays late into the night and the liquor flows freely. At the center of the social elite stand Julian and Caroline English--the envy of friends and strangers alike. But in one rash moment born inside a highball glass, Julian breaks with polite society and begins a rapid descent toward self-destruction. Appointment in Samarra""brilliantly captures the personal politics and easy bitterness of small-town life. It is John O'Hara's crowning achievement, and a lasting testament to the keen social intelligence of a major American novelist.

Title: Appointment in Samarra: A Novel

Author Name: O'Hara, John

Categories: General,

Publisher: Vintage: 2003-07-08

ISBN Number: 0375719202

ISBN Number 13: 9780375719202

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 0375719202-01