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Appointment in Samarra

Author: John O'Hara
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2013]
Series: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Penguin Classics deluxe editionView all editions and formats
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"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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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John O'Hara
ISBN: 9780143107071 0143107070
OCLC Number: 826526512
Notes: "Originally published in 1934"--Introduction.
Description: xvii, 220 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Responsibility: John O'Hara ; introduction by Charles McGrath.

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"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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