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Midnight on the desert : being an excursion into autobiography during a winter in America, 1935-36.

Author: J B Priestley
Publisher: New York ; London : Harper & Bros., 1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The English author spent a winter in Arizona and California, which inspired a multitude of thoughts on the American landscape, the promise of achievement in the United States, the inauthenticity of Hollywood, the task of authorship, and more.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Priestley, J.B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984.
Midnight on the desert.
New York ; London : Harper & Bros., 1937
(OCoLC)587390947
Named Person: J B Priestley; J B Priestley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J B Priestley
OCLC Number: 5193797
Notes: At head of title: J.B. Priestley.
Description: 4 leaves, 310 pages, 1 leaf ; 23 cm

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The English author spent a winter in Arizona and California, which inspired a multitude of thoughts on the American landscape, the promise of achievement in the United States, the inauthenticity of Hollywood, the task of authorship, and more.

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