John O'Hara

Appointment in Samarra

originally published:


We offered this copy of the first edition, in a beautiful and unrestored, first issue dustwrapper, in our Catalog 112.


  • First Book(1934)
  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(022)
  • Time Magazine 100 Novels(1934)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 1/31/1905
died: 4/11/1970
born as: John Henry O'Hara
nationality: USA

American novelist and short-story writer whose sparingly styled fiction stands as a social history of upwardly mobile Americans from the 1920s through the 1940s. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature