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Lonelyhearts The Screwball World of Nathanael West and Eileen Mckenney

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ISBN-10: 0547386389

ISBN-13: 9780547386386

Edition: 2011

Authors: Marion Meade

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NATHANAEL WESTnovelist, screenwriter, playwright, devoted outdoorsmanwas one of the most gifted and original writers of his generation, a comic artist whose insight into the brutalities of modern life proved prophetic. He is famous for two masterpieces,Miss Lonelyhearts(1933) andThe Day of the Locust(1939). Seventy years later,The Day of the Locustremains the most penetrating novel ever written about Hollywood. EILEEN MCKENNEYaccidental muse, literary heroinewas the inspiration for her sister Ruth's humorous stories,My Sister Eileen, which led to stage, film, and television adaptations, including Leonard Bernstein's 1953 musicalWonderful Town. She grew up in Cleveland and moved to Manhattan…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 3/10/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

The Ensemble
Introduction
In the Hotel
Dusty Esky in Harlem
Mishawaka
San Juan Hill, New York
The Stenographer from Canton
Crimes and Misdemeanors
Becoming �Nathanael West�
Balso Snell's Book of Dirty Little Secrets
Cleveland Heights Princess
Ring Out, Wild Balls
The Big Steal
Marooned on Silsby Road
Screwballs and Screwboxes
Shirtsleeves to Shirtsleeves
14 Gay Street
Cheapsville
Sister Eileen and Mrs. White
Destined to be a Heroine
An Arsonist's Guide to Los Angeles
Stinkolas, Humdingers, Lollapaloozas, Twisteroos
Eileen in Disneyland
Together
El Centro
Postscript
The Works of Nathanael West
Notes
Acknowledgments
Photo Credits
Index