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One of the great novels of small-town american life, appointment in samarra is john o’hara’s crowning achievement in december 1930, just before christmas, the gibbsville, pennsylvania. On the 80th anniversiary of john o'hara's appointment in samarra, kirkus reviews' contributing editor gregory mcnamee recalls the novel's uniqueness. Appointment in samarra was o’hara’s first published novel for a 1953 modern library edition of the book, o’hara wrote a foreword recounting how he had composed it he wrote it over the.
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