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New PDF release: A Man Named Smith: The Novels and Screen Legacy of Thorne

By Anthony Slide

ISBN-10: 1593935285

ISBN-13: 9781593935283

Thorne Smith is a special determine in American literature, one that thrived in the course of prohibition, growing comedian novels that ridiculed the morality of the days and concerned wide ingesting, nudity, frivolity, and common debauchery. a guy Named Smith: The Novels and reveal Legacy of Thorne Smith is the 1st book-length research of Thorne Smith's paintings. It presents historical past details on his existence and early dying, discusses all of his novels intimately and likewise presents wide new documentation on their monitor variations, together with Topper, evening lifetime of the Gods and Turnabout. additionally mentioned is Thorne Smith's short time in Hollywood at MGM in 1933, and the impression that his books have had on overdue motion pictures and tv productions.

As an additional bonus, reprinted the following in its entirety is the 1934 promotional monograph, Thorne Smith: His lifestyles and instances with a observe on His Books & a whole Bibliography.

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