Message of the City: Dawn Powell's New York Novels, 1925-1962

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"Dawn Powell was a gifted satirist who moved in the same circles as Dorothy Parker, Ernest Hemingway, renowned editor Maxwell Perkins, and other midcentury New York luminaries. Her many novels are typically divided into two groups: those dealing with her native Ohio and those set in New York. "From the moment she left behind her harsh upbringing in Mount Gilead, Ohio, and arrived in Manhattan, in 1918, she dove into city life with an outlander's anthropological zeal," reads a recent New Yorker piece about Powell, and it is ...

Message of the City: Dawn Powell's New York Novels, 1925-1962 2016, Swallow Press

ISBN-13: 9780804011686

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Message of the City: Dawn Powell's New York Novels, 1925-1962 2016, Swallow Press

ISBN-13: 9780804011679

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