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The party at Jack's

Author: Thomas Wolfe; Suzanne Stutman; John L Idol
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the summer of 1937, Thomas Wolfe was in the North Carolina mountains revising a piece about a party and subsequent fire at the Park Avenue penthouse apartment of the fictional Esther and Frederick Jack. He wrote to his agent, Elizabeth Nowell, "I think it is now a single thing, as much a single thing as anything I've ever written." Wolfe's novella affords a significant glimpse of a Depression era New York  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938.
Party at Jack's.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)623501938
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Wolfe; Suzanne Stutman; John L Idol
ISBN: 080782206X 9780807822067 9780807849576 080784957X
OCLC Number: 31171220
Description: xxxii, 242 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Thomas Wolfe ; edited and with an introduction by Suzanne Stutman & John L. Idol, Jr.

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In the summer of 1937, Thomas Wolfe was in the North Carolina mountains revising a piece about a party and subsequent fire at the Park Avenue penthouse apartment of the fictional Esther and Frederick  Read more...

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Written in Thomas Wolfe's characteristically rhapsodic style. "New York Times Book Review" A significant, addition to the Wolfe texts that have been appearing under this publisher's imprint. "Choice" Read more...

 
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