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The Resource Appointment in Samarra, John O'Hara ; introduction by Charles McGrath

Appointment in Samarra, John O'Hara ; introduction by Charles McGrath

Label
Appointment in Samarra
Title
Appointment in Samarra
Statement of responsibility
John O'Hara ; introduction by Charles McGrath
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--Amazon.com
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Summary
Julian and Caroline English are at the center of the social elite until Julian makes a fateful decision to break with polite society and embarks on a rapid spiral toward self-destruction
Theme
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
047876
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1905-1970
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Hara, John
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin Classics deluxe edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-destructive behavior
  • Ethnic relations
  • Suicide victims
  • Married people
  • Young men
Target audience
adult
Label
Appointment in Samarra, John O'Hara ; introduction by Charles McGrath
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 1934"--Introduction
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn826526512
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Penguin Classics deluxe edition.
Extent
xvii, 220 pages
Isbn
9780143107071
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012049156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)826526512
Label
Appointment in Samarra, John O'Hara ; introduction by Charles McGrath
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 1934"--Introduction
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn826526512
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Penguin Classics deluxe edition.
Extent
xvii, 220 pages
Isbn
9780143107071
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012049156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)826526512

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