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The Day of the Locust - by Nathanael West (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 160

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Romance

Format: Paperback

Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation

Book theme: General

Author: Nathanael West

Language: English

Street Date: May 28, 2015
TCIN: 17175125
UPC: 9780811224611
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-8512

Description

Admired by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dorothy Parker, and Dashiell Hammett, and hailed as one of the Best 100 English-language novels by Time magazine, The Day of the Locust continues to influence American writers, artists, and culture. Bob Dylan wrote the classic song Day of the Locusts in homage and Matt Groening s Homer Simpson is named after one of its characters. No novel more perfectly captures the nuttier side of Hollywood. Here the lens is turned on its fringes actors out of work, film extras with big dreams, and parents lining their children up for small roles. But it s the bit actress Faye Greener who steals the spotlight with her wildly convuluted dreams of stardom: I m going to be a star some day if I m not I ll commit suicide. "
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