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The Resource Miss Lonelyhearts ; : &, The day of the locust, Nathanael West ; introduction by Jonathan Lethem ; afterword by John Sanford

Miss Lonelyhearts ; : &, The day of the locust, Nathanael West ; introduction by Jonathan Lethem ; afterword by John Sanford

Label
Miss Lonelyhearts ; : &, The day of the locust
Title
Miss Lonelyhearts ;
Title remainder
&, The day of the locust
Statement of responsibility
Nathanael West ; introduction by Jonathan Lethem ; afterword by John Sanford
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Miss Lonelyhearts -- compared by Flannery O'Connor to Faulkner's As I Lay Dying -- is about a newspaper reporter assigned to write the agony column, but, caught up in a vision of suffering, he seeks a way out (through art, sex, religion), only to be rebuffed at every turn by his cynical editor Shrike. The Day of the Locust -- considered by many to be the best novel ever written about Hollywood -- is about Tod Hackett, who hopes for a career in set design only to discover the boredom and emptiness of Hollywood's inhabitants. In the end, only blood will serve. The day of the locust is at hand ..."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3545.E8334
LC item number
M5 2009
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
New Directions paperbook
Series volume
1151
Label
Miss Lonelyhearts ; : &, The day of the locust, Nathanael West ; introduction by Jonathan Lethem ; afterword by John Sanford
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Miss Lonelyhearts
  • The day of the locust
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 191 p.
Isbn
9780811218221
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009010505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn316514087
  • (OCoLC)316514087
  • ucoclc316514087
  • (OCoLC)316514087
Label
Miss Lonelyhearts ; : &, The day of the locust, Nathanael West ; introduction by Jonathan Lethem ; afterword by John Sanford
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Miss Lonelyhearts
  • The day of the locust
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 191 p.
Isbn
9780811218221
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009010505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn316514087
  • (OCoLC)316514087
  • ucoclc316514087
  • (OCoLC)316514087

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