The New York Stories

The New York Stories

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Synopsis

'Superb... These thirty-two stories inhabit the Technicolor vernaculars of taxi drivers, barbers, paper pushers and society matrons... O'Hara was American fiction's greatest eavesdropper, recording the everyday speech and tone of all strata of mid-century society' Wall Street Journal

John O'Hara remains the great chronicler of American society, and nowhere are his powers more evident than in his portraits of New York's so-called Golden Age. Unsparingly observed, brilliantly cutting and always on the tragic edge of epiphany, the stories collected here are among O'Hara's finest work, and show why he still stands as the most-published short story writer in the history of the New Yorker.

Book information

ISBN: 9781473554344
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Digital
Pub date:
DEWEY: 813.54
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 1 online resource (400 )
Weight: -1g