Caught up in the fast life of 1930s New York City, Gloria Wandrous becomes tragically involved with a married man.
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|Grouping Title||butterfield 8|
|Grouping Author||ohara john|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-18 22:57:00PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-07-19 00:04:45AM|
|author||O'Hara, John, 1905-1970,|
|available_at_school||Hillsboro High, Nashville School of the Arts|
|detailed_location_school||Hillsboro High - Teen Fiction, Nashville School of the Arts - Teen Fiction|
The bestselling novel that became an Oscar-winning film starring Elizabeth Taylor about New York's speakeasy generation
A masterpiece of American fiction and a bestseller upon its publication in 1935, BUtterfield 8 lays bare with brash honesty the unspoken and often shocking truths that lurked beneath the surface of a society still reeling from the effects of the Great Depression. One Sunday morning, Gloria wakes up in a stranger's apartment with nothing but a torn evening dress, stockings, and panties. When she steals a fur coat from the wardrobe to wear home, she unleashes a series of events that can only end in tragedy. Inspired by true events, this novel caused a sensation on its publication for its frank depiction of the relationship between a wild and beautiful young woman and a respectable, married man.
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|isbn||9780143124689, 9780679755807, 9781101602966|
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000129877|Book|Books|1994 ed.|English|Random House,|1994.|x, 228 p. ; 21 cm., ils:CARL0000661619|Book|Books||English|Penguin Books,|2013.|274 pages ; 20 cm., overdrive:f4e3957c-74c2-4ac0-88cf-b0e68cc44d29|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Publishing Group|2013||
|series||Penguin drop caps|
|series_with_volume||Penguin drop caps||
|subject_facet||New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, Young women -- Fiction|
|title_full||BUtterfield 8 / John O'Hara, BUtterfield 8 / John O'Hara ; introduction by John Sacret Young, Butterfield 8|
|topic_facet||Classic Literature, Fiction, Literature, Young women|