John O'Hara

Butterfield 8

originally published:
New York : Harcourt Brace

We offered this copy, with none of the usual fading to the red of the dustwrapper's spine (because it had obviously been folded and stored separately), in our Catalog 83.

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


We offered this copy, inscribed two weeks before publication to a journalist for the <i>New York Sun</i>, in our Catalog 72.
We offered this copy, inscribed to fellow novelist Ben Ames Williams, in 2006.