John Fury: A Novel in Four Parts (Irish Americans Series) download epub
by Jack Dunphy
Jack Dunphy was my best discovery this year and "John Fury" my best read. See my blog post "The luck of the Irish" at hillarysangel. com for a full description of my experience.
Jack Dunphy was my best discovery this year and "John Fury" my best read. 3 people found this helpful.
I believe this was Jack Dunphy's first book. It is fresh and brilliant and original. I felt the end could have been tidied up. Maybe he finished it in a hurry. But I was inspired to find more of his books and look forward to reading them. Many of his characters were Irish-Americans, and he often set his stories in Philadelphia. His plays met with less success, but critics called his books sensitive and carefully written with lyrical passages.
John Paul Dunphy (August 22, 1914 – April 26, 1992) was an American novelist and playwright, and partner of American author Truman Capote. Dunphy was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and was raised in a working-class neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His sister was Gloria Dunphy. He trained in ballet under Catherine Littlefield, danced at the 1939 New York World's Fair, and toured with the George Balanchine company in South America in 1941.
Published by Harper (1946). John Fury: A Novel in Four Parts (Irish Americans Series). Published by Ayer Co Pub (1976). ISBN 10: 0405093330 ISBN 13: 9780405093333.
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Jack Dunphy, a novelist and playwright who was the author Truman Capote's closest friend and companion for 35 years, died yesterday at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan. He was 77 years old, and lived in Manhattan and in Sagaponack, . He died of cancer, his family said.
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The last in our series of rakish romances features another which broke all the rules, and blossomed all the more for it – Truman Capote and Jack Dunphy. He had a mile-wide obsessive streak – his non-fiction novel In Cold Blood consumed more than six years of his life – and by the time he trashed his own lofty social existence (this is a man who, in 1966, held a masked ball at the New York’s Plaza Hotel for some 500 of his very closest friends, including his swans Slim.
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John Paul Dunphy was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey,Passenger list of the . Santa Paula", Port of New York, 12 November 1941, sheet 2. and raised in a working class neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Other Dunphy novels are "Friends and Vague Lovers" (Farrar, Straus and Young, 1952), "Nightmovers" (William Morrow, 1967), "An Honest Woman" (Random House, 1971), "First Wine" (Louisiana State University Press, 1982) and its sequel, "The Murderous McLaughlins", (McGraw-Hill, 1988).
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