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The Day of the Locust

by Nathanael West

  • ISBN: 9780451523488
  • ISBN10: 0451523482

The Day of the Locust

by Nathanael West

  • List Price: $6.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: New Amer Library Classics
  • Publish date: 09/01/1983
  • ISBN: 9780451523488
  • ISBN10: 0451523482
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Description: The Day of the Locust is a novel about Hollywood and its corrupting touch, about the American dream turned into a sun-drenched California nightmare. Nathaniel West's Hollywood is not the glamorous "home of the stars" but a seedy world of little people, some hopeful, some desparing, all twisted by their by their own desires-from the ironically romantic artist narrator to a macho movie cowboy, a middle-aged innocent from America's heartland, and the hard-as-nails call girl would-be-star whom they all lust after. An unforgettable portrayal of a world that mocks the real and rewards the sham, turns its back on love to plunge into empty sex, and breeds a savage violence that is its own undoing, this novel stands as a classic indictment of all that is most extravagant and uncontrolled in American life.
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