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ISBN10: 0786713623 ISBN13: 9780786713622 Edition: Paperback; 2004-04-01


John O'Hara's greatest accomplishment is available in a handsome newly revised one-volume edition. The famous Gibbsville stories, more than fifty of them-include such stunners as "The Doctor's Son," "Imagine Kissing Pete," "Fatimas and Kisses," "The Cellar Domain," and "The Bucket of Blood." Again, O'Hara's Pennsylvania Protectorate, as he called it-in reality, the coal region of his hometown, Pottsville, in Schuylkill County-comes to socially and sexually complicated life. Here are the miners in the company towns, the country club set, the shopkeepers, the bartenders, the barbers, and the collegians. It is a world as varied, vibrant, and complete as Faulkner's Yoknapatawphna County or Thomas Wolfe's Altamount. Presented in this Book-of-the-Month Club Selection are four decades of the best work by the author who Bennett Cerf declared one of America's most underrated writers.

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  • Physical Description: 6.1"x8.9"x1.5"; 500 pages; 1.7 lb
  • Edition Info: Paperback; 2004-04-01


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