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Downs in the nightclub singing business and with is girl friends the mouses The re creates a character a time 1940 s and a place Chicago I enjoyed it for what it was I wish I could say that I loved this book especially since the last four books I ve read by Mr O Hara I considered classics but that s just not the case Pal Joey was originally serialized in the New Yorker and it became famous as a Broadway play a separate part of this book and the lyrics by Lorenz Hart are simply fantastic and later a film starring Frank Sinatra which I Dragon's Curse (The Hearts of Dragons Book 1) (English Edition) have not seenThe novel is a series of letters from Joey tois pal or occasional ex pal Ted signed Pal Joey He recounts Keys to the Ultimate Freedom his exploits peoplee Hollands Grimoire of Magickal Correspondences has met pretty women whoe is seeing who قصههای خوب برای بچههای خوب --- ۶ he affectionately calls mice and shady business dealse is involved in while making a name for Resilient himself as a nightclub singer in the bitter cold city of Chicago At times just barely surviving but always just a step away from being back in New York and on top The letters are filled with error littered slang which I am uite familiar with and whose magic disappeared for me a very long time agoLike I said I did not really like this book but then that is just my opinion It is undoubtedly one of Mr O Hara s most popular works but simply not to my likingumorous but ultimately tiring. His shady escapades run ins with the mob and easy affairs with the prettiest mice in the busines.
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I read this book Gee whiz kid What a Rozwazania o Psalmach heel At the end there is a review of John O Hara that says pretty much what I would say to anyone reading this that perhaps enough timeas passed that these stories will be novel again It seemed very modern to me despite all the era s argot Charming with a capital C Novella of the 1930s built from a cad crooner s letters to a pal in New York Libretto and score of the musical are included in the volume I possess The comparison of the one to the other makes for a temporary interesting contemplation O Hara meant this book to be a kind of social record of the lives of people who freuented and played in nightclubs and Grumpy, Frumpy, Happy, Snappy A Silly Monster Opposites Book hotel blue rooms in the thirties The lingo the music theard scrabble to make a living is all conveyed through letters written by a down on جامع التواریخ جلد 4 فهرست ها his luck crooner tois successful band leader friend in New York Not a likable character at all but very authentic If you like old black white movies and 30s jazz i recommend this book Hip cool and uick readAs another reviewer said like watching an old black and white movieAlthough our Tug Hill Country hero struggled through some problems none of them seemed really that bad He made out all right andad some adventures to bootI can t decide if that s due to is optimism or people whine too much these daysI particularl. On the seedy side of Chicago Joey Evans is a poor man's Bing Crosby a wise cracking crooner down.
Y enjoyed reading about the details of the musicentertainment scene of the era I love John O Hara This book took me forever to finish but only because it s easy to pick up again after you ve put it aside It s in the form of letters from a shallow mildly self involved nightclub singer to is successful friend To get writerly about it it s an experiment in voice O Hara knows the character through and through down to what misspellings What Well Leave Behind (Thirty-Eight, he ll use I lost my composer what sayingse ll misappropriate and what sort of transparent lies Thirty-Eight Days (Thirty-Eight, he ll tell Each letter finds the antiero in a different kind of scrape It bears little relation to the film of the same name except for the main character s lingo and 8 1/2 hisard cynical self involved line of thinking The taped on Hollywood ending of the film seemed oddly touching to me in retrospect after reading the ending of this book I ve wanted to read this book for many years because I love the Frank SinatraKim Novak movie of the same name Of course the two are completely different except for one scene in which Joey buys a dog Skippy to impress a mouse This book is mostly about style the Health and Healing for African-Americans half literate newsy self absorbed mooching mostly joking style of Joey who writes a series of letters tois much successful friend Ned Joey s letters tell Ned about Garden of Snakes (House of Royals his ups and. Onis luck but always on the make In New Testament Apocalyptic his letters to a pal in New Yorke gives the lowdown on.
John Henry O'Hara was an American writer born in Pottsville Pennsylvania He initially became known for his short stories and later became a best selling novelist whose works include Appointment in Samarra and BUtterfield 8 He was particularly known for an uncannily accurate ear for dialogue O'Hara was a keen observer of social status and class differences and wrote freuently about the social