Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara

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Appointment in Samarra, published in 1934, is the first novel by John O'Hara. It concerns the self-destruction of Julian English, once a member of the social elite of Gibbsville (O'Hara's fictionalized version of Pottsville, Pennsylvania).

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The 723rd greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 22nd on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  2. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  3. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at

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