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Dawn Powell (1896–1965)

Author of Dawn Powell: Novels, 1930-1942

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Dawn Powell: Novels, 1930-1942 355 copies, 3 reviews
Dawn Powell: Novels 1944-1962 320 copies, 4 reviews
The Locusts Have No King 245 copies, 2 reviews
A time to be born 243 copies, 3 reviews
The Wicked Pavilion 240 copies, 4 reviews
The Golden Spur 164 copies, 5 reviews
Angels on Toast 145 copies, 2 reviews
Turn, Magic Wheel 135 copies, 6 reviews
Come Back to Sorrento 64 copies, 2 reviews
Dance Night 61 copies, 2 reviews
Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology (Contributor) 271 copies, 3 reviews
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (Contributor) 254 copies, 4 reviews
Short Stories from The New Yorker, 1925 to 1940 (Contributor) 184 copies, 1 review
The Norton Book of Personal Essays (Contributor) 131 copies, 1 review
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Dawn Powell moved to New York City's Greenwich Village in 1920 and was an active member of the artistic scene there, often using it in her novels. She never became a really popular writer in her own lifetime, and most of her works were out of print by the time of her death. However, they've since undergone a revival and she's now considered an underappreciated comic genius.
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