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O'Hara, John 1905-1970

Overview
Works: 484 works in 2,276 publications in 17 languages and 66,402 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3529.H29, 813.52
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Most widely held works about John O'Hara
 
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Most widely held works by John O'Hara
Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara( Book )
194 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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"--P. [4] of cover
BUtterfield 8, a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
150 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A bestseller upon its publication in 1935, BUtterfield 8 was inspired by a news account of the discovery of the body of a beautiful young woman washed up on a Long Island beach. Was it an accident, a murder, a suicide? The circumstances of her death were never resolved, but O'Hara seized upon the tragedy to imagine the woman's down-and-out life in New York City in the early 1930s."--P. [4] of cover
Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara( Book )
83 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life in Gibbsville, Pennsylvania - years of political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatisfied wife and eased only by alcohol
The instrument; a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
33 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vivid picture of the world of the theater seen from the inside
From the terrace : a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
48 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Eaton wanted. He wanted to be rich, richer than his father, richer than his peers. He wanted power, women, a place in society. He got everything he thought he wanted, but still didn't have the one thing that would give his life meaning
A rage to live by John O'Hara( Book )
63 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naturalistic study of a stratum of upperclass life in America, set in a Pennsylvania town
Sermons and soda-water by John O'Hara( Book )
49 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman-trilogi
Collected stories of John O'Hara by John O'Hara( Book )
15 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the story of The Ewings an American Middle West family during the First World War
The hat on the bed by John O'Hara( Book )
33 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 24 hitherto uncollected stories
Elizabeth Appleton : a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
55 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marriage to a college professor is a contented one for a fashionable society girl until the war years bring change and an illicit love affair
The O'Hara generation by John O'Hara( Book )
17 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 stories chosen from John O'Hara's first nine volumes 1935-1966. Doctor's son-Over the river and through the wood-Do you like it here?-Summer's day-Decision-Drawing Room B-Mrs. Stratton of Oak Knoll-Mary and Norma-You can always tell Neward-Pat Collins-First day and many more
The Cape Cod lighter [stories] by John O'Hara( Book )
38 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-three new stories
Waiting for winter [stories] by John O'Hara( Book )
35 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and Polish and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-one new stories, including four of novella length
The Lockwood concern : a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
41 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four-generation family history, concentrating on the third-generation father who has inherited great wealth and a tainted mind. /
And other stories by John O'Hara( Book )
27 editions published between 1900 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The horse knows the way by John O'Hara( Book )
30 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A collection of 28 new stories"--Cover subtitle
Appointment in Samarra ; Butterfield 8 ; Hope of heaven by John O'Hara( Book )
15 editions published between 1934 and 1975 in English and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Appointment in Samarra: 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
Ourselves to know, a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
50 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1908, in a small Pennsylvania town, a highly respected citizen kills his young wife. A full-length portrait of a troubled and talented man of good will
The big laugh : a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
29 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A movie star compensates for his unprincipled early years by living a decent middle life, but succeeds only in confusing people, including himself
The Ewings by John O'Hara( Book )
15 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
O'Chara, Džon 1905-1970
O'Hara, John
O'Hara, John H.
O'Hara, John Henry 1905-1970
O'Jara, Dzhon 1905-1970
O'Khara, Dzhon 1905-1970
О'Хара, Джон 1905-1970
או׳הרה, ג׳והן 1905־1970
או'הארא, ג'והן
אוהרה, ג'ון 1905-1970
オハラ, J
Languages
English (898)
German (46)
Spanish (46)
French (25)
Dutch (10)
Danish (9)
Polish (7)
Italian (6)
Russian (4)
Czech (3)
Croatian (2)
Vietnamese (2)
Portuguese (2)
Catalan (2)
Greek, Modern (2)
Finnish (2)
Korean (1)
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