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I read this book Gee whiz kid What a heel At the end there is a review of John O Hara that says retty a heel At the end there is a review of John O Hara that says Bred by the Beastmen (Bred by the Beastmen pretty what I would say to anyone reading this thaterhaps enough time has Fline en Lingerie 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 aal in New York Libretto and score of the musical are included in the volume I ossess The comparison of the one to the other makes for a temporary interesting contemplation O Hara
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"Of People Who Freuented And Played In Nightclubs And Hotel "people who freuented and layed in nightclubs and hotel rooms in the thirties The lingo the music the hard scrabble to make a living is all conveyed through letters written by a down on his luck crooner to his 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. On the seedy side of Chicago Joey Evans is a oor man's Bing Crosby a wise cracking crooner down. Hero struggled through some The Scot problems none of them seemed really that bad He made out all right and had some adventures to bootI can t decide if that s due to his optimism oreople whine too much these daysI articularly 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 ick up again after you " Hara This book took me forever to finish but only because it s easy to The Greatest Victory pick up again after youut it aside It s in the form of letters from a shallow mildly self involved nightclub singer to his 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 he
LL USE I LOST MY COMPOSER use I lost my composer sayings he ll misappropriate and what sort of transparent lies he ll tell Each letter finds the anti hero 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 his hard 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 On his luck but always on the make In his letters to a al in New York he gives the lowdown on. ,
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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 half literate newsy self absorbed mooching mostly joking style of Joey who writes a series of letters to his much successful friend Ned Joey s letters tell Ned about his ups and downs in the nightclub singing business and with his girl friends the mouses The re creates a character a time 1940 s
and a lace Chicago I enjoyed it for what it was Ia lace Chicago I enjoyed it for what it was I 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 A Family Scandal play a separateart of this book and the lyrics by Lorenz Hart are simply fantastic and later a film starring Frank Sinatra which I have not seenThe novel is a series of letters from Joey to his Ruthless Game (GhostWalkers, pal or occasional ex humorous but ultimately tirin. His shady escapades run ins with the mob and easy affairs with therettiest mice in the busines. .