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O'Hara, John 1905-1970

Overview
Works: 494 works in 2,307 publications in 14 languages and 65,899 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Autographs  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Editor, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3529.H29, 813.52
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Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara( Book )
111 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,465 libraries worldwide
"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
BUtterfield 8, a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
153 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,226 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."--Page 4 of cover
Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara( Book )
67 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,105 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 )
40 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 1,887 libraries worldwide
The Instrument is primarily focused on the character of Robert Yancey (Yank) Lucas, a playwright who has just written his first play. He manages to get Broadway to put on his play and in addition, his play catches the attention of Zena Gollum, Broadway's leading actress. Lucas and Zena have a torrid love affair, despite Zena being married. However, even this is not able to make him happy as Lucas struggles to be himself as his play becomes a huge success. Eventually the media and fanfare surrounding him begin to encroach on his freedom. He escapes it all by leaving in the middle of the night and driving to a remote village in Vermont. There he meets up with a variety of women, whom he beds while writing his next play. --mchenryed at Amazon.com
From the terrace : a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
58 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy--Novelist
A rage to live by John O'Hara( Book )
87 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,779 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 )
58 editions published between 1951 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,598 libraries worldwide
Roman-trilogi
Collected stories of John O'Hara by John O'Hara( Book )
17 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 1,515 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 )
38 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and held by 1,508 libraries worldwide
A collection of 24 hitherto uncollected stories
The Cape Cod lighter [stories] by John O'Hara( Book )
46 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and held by 1,501 libraries worldwide
Twenty-three new stories
Elizabeth Appleton : a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
56 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 1,483 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 )
21 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,477 libraries worldwide
22 stories chosen from John O'Hara's first nine volumes 1935-1966 by Albert Erskine and others
Appointment in Samarra ; Butterfield 8 ; Hope of heaven by John O'Hara( Book )
16 editions published between 1934 and 1975 in English and held by 1,408 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. BUtterfield 8: 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. Hope of Heaven: Movie Industry in California
Waiting for winter : [stories] by John O'Hara( Book )
33 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and Polish and held by 1,394 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one new stories, including four of novella length
And other stories by John O'Hara( Book )
27 editions published between 1900 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
The horse knows the way by John O'Hara( Book )
32 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
"A collection of 28 new stories"--Cover subtitle
Ourselves to know : a novel by John O'Hara( Book )
33 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and German and held by 1,270 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 )
27 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,130 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
Selected short stories of John O'Hara by John O'Hara( Book )
25 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
The Ewings by John O'Hara( Book )
16 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
Slægtsroman fra Ohio under 1. verdenskrig
 
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Alternative Names
John O’Hara US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
John O'Hara écrivain américain
John O'Hara schrijver
John O'Hara scrittore statunitense
O’Khara, Dzhon, 1905-1970
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
Джон О'Хара
О’Хара, Джон Генри
О'Хара Д. Г. 1905-1970
О'Хара, Джон 1905-1970
או׳הרה, ג׳והן 1905־1970
או'הארא, ג'והן
אוהרה, ג'ון 1905-1970
ג'ון או'הרה
جان اوهارا
جون أوهارا
जाह्न ओ'हारा
オハラ, J
約翰·奧哈拉
Languages
English (901)
German (73)
Spanish (23)
French (9)
Russian (8)
Dutch (8)
Italian (7)
Polish (7)
Czech (3)
Vietnamese (2)
Finnish (2)
Portuguese (2)
Romanian (1)
Hebrew (1)
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