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An edition of BUtterfield 8 (1960)

BUtterfield 8

a novel

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This edition published in by Bantam Books in New York.

Written in English

280 pages

A masterpiece of American fiction and a bestseller upon its publication in 1935, BUtterfield 8 lays bare with brash honesty the unspoken and often shocking truths that lurked beneath the surface of a society still reeling from the effects of the Great Depression. One Sunday morning, Gloria wakes up in a stranger's apartment with nothing but a torn evening dress, stockings, and panties. When she steals a fur coat from the wardrobe to wear home, she unleashes a series of events that can only end in tragedy. Inspired by true events, this novel caused a sensation on its publication for its frank depiction of the relationship between a wild and beautiful young woman and a respectable, married man.

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BUtterfield 8: a novel
1960, Bantam Books
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BUtterfield 8

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A masterpiece of American fiction and a bestseller upon its publication in 1935, BUtterfield 8 lays bare with brash honesty the unspoken and often shocking truths that lurked beneath the surface of a society still reeling from the effects of the Great Depression. One Sunday morning, Gloria wakes up in a stranger's apartment with nothing but a torn evening dress, stockings, and panties. When she steals a fur coat from the wardrobe to wear home, she unleashes a series of events that can only end in tragedy. Inspired by true events, this novel caused a sensation on its publication for its frank depiction of the relationship between a wild and beautiful young woman and a respectable, married man.

BUtterfield 8

a novel

This edition published in by Bantam Books in New York.


Edition Notes

Sixth edition, first Bantam printing. Bruccoli, O'Hara, A 4.6.a.

Paperbound. Edges stained yellow.

Classifications

Library of Congress
PS3529.H29 B8 1960

The Physical Object

Pagination
3 p. ℓ., 1-280 p., 1 ℓ. ;
Number of pages
280

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24959341M
Internet Archive
butterfield8nove00ohar
OCLC/WorldCat
5653023

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