Appointment in Samarra, a novel.
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New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [c1934].
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Book
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301 pages 21 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Fiction
Fiction O'Hara
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The best-loved book by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz compared to the author of The Great Gatsby, calling him "the real F. Scott Fitzgerald" 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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APA Citation (style guide)

O'Hara, J. (1934). Appointment in Samarra: a novel. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

O'Hara, John, 1905-1970. 1934. Appointment in Samarra: A Novel. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

O'Hara, John, 1905-1970, Appointment in Samarra: A Novel. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1934.

MLA Citation (style guide)

O'Hara, John. Appointment in Samarra: A Novel. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1934. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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