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A Cool Million and The Dream Life of Balso Snell

Two Novels

by Nathanael West

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7423945M
ISBN 100374502927
ISBN 109780374502928


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In quick succession he hurled four incendiary novels at the literary establishment, beginning in with The Dream Life of Balso Snell and continuing with Miss Lonelyhearts, A Cool Million, and his masterpiece, The Day of the Locust.

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A Cool Million and the Dream Life of Balso Snell | Nathanael West was only thirty-seven when he died inbut his depictions of the sometimes comic, sometimes horrifying aspects of the American scene rival those of William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor.

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