Hellbox by John O'Hara

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This book is a collection of twenty-six stories featuring a broad range of typical O'Hara characters: the big shots, the lovelies, the brassy wits, the clucks, the operators, the sharp, the weary, and the disillusioned. These characters are rendered with color, detail, and passion. His stories are both splendid and appalling. O'Hara has been called a photographic observer of American urban life.

 

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Published January 1, 1947 by Random House. 210 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Travel. Fiction

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Successor to Pipe Night these collected stories of O'Hara's show his precision and technical ability, and seemingly easy effectiveness.

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