The Ecstasy of Owen Muir (Literary Classics Series)

The Ecstasy of Owen Muir (Literary Classics Series)

by Ring Lardner Jr.

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Overview

The classic novel The Ecstasy of Owen Muir is the story of what happens in 1940s America when an idealistically, fiercely honest young man, with no strong religious affiliation, marries a Roman Catholic woman. In this brilliantly comic and pungent tale, Lardner dissects the thought control of the McCarthy era, business ethics, racial intolerance, attitudes toward sex, the Manhattan nightclub set, judicial procedures, and other social phenomenon. The author is a former Hollywood screenwriter who won Academy Awards for "Woman of the Year" in 1942 and "MASH" in 1970.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616140960
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publication date: 11/01/1997
Series: Literary Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 408 KB

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