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Publisher Comments:

A momentous bestseller when it was first published in 1949, John OHaras sprawling novel A Rage to Live offers up a gorgeous pageant of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and goodwill, and women of fierce strength and tenderness. These memorable characters and their vital stories add up to a large-scale social chronicle of America, in what is perhaps the most ambitious work of OHaras career.

“The range of OHaras knowledge of how Americans live was incomparably greater than that of any other ?ction writer of his time,” judged The New Yorker. “One would have to go back to Frank Norris, Stephen Crane, and Theodore Dreiser to ?nd a novelist who had even the intention of acquiring knowledge on the scale that OHara acquired it.”

About the Author

About the Introducer:

LOUIS BEGLEY is the author of several novels, including Schmidt Delivered, About Schmidt, Wartime Lies, and Shipwreck. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812971354
Introduction:
Begley, Louis
Publisher:
Modern Library
Introduction by:
Begley, Louis
Introduction:
Begley, Louis
Author:
O'Hara, John
Author:
Begley, Louis
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Pennsylvania
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
04-10-003
Publication Date:
20040309
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
752
Dimensions:
8.00x5.24x1.53 in. 1.15 lbs.

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