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The late George Apley : a novel in the form of a memoir / by John P. Marquand.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch AWARD PUL 1938 (Text) 39391006756835 Award - Fic Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC MARQUAND, JOHN P. (Text) 33946002651458 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0316735671
  • ISBN: 9780316735674
  • Physical Description: 354 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st Back Bay pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published : Little, Brown and Company, January 1937.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword and apology -- Family background -- Parents -- Boyhood scene -- Beacon Street and school days -- Revealing memories -- Harvard days -- Interlude -- Europe -- Law school -- Marriage -- Achievement -- Problems -- Added burdens -- Pequod Island days -- Portrait of a gentleman -- Parenthood and bird lore -- Solitude -- Harvard again, and England -- War days -- War strikes home -- William Apley -- Parent's vigil -- Son at the front -- Broken barriers -- New impacts -- Turbulent twenties -- Crisis -- Ring in the new -- Last pilgrimage -- House in order.
Summary, etc.: Featuring a new introduction, this contemporary satire of turn-of-the-century Boston, which was awarded the Pulitizer Prize for Fiction in 1938, traces the life of George Apley, a wealthy businessman who sacrifices his individuality to social custom and tradition.
Awards Note: Pulitzer Prize, 1938
Subject: Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Upper class families > Fiction.
Rich people > Fiction.
Socialites > Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) > Fiction.
United States > Social life and customs > 1918-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Satirical literature.

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