Nathanael West by Nathan A. Scott

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Published by Eerdmans in Grand Rapids .

Written in English

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  • West, Nathanael, -- 1903-1940.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 45-47.

Book details

Statementa critical essay by Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
SeriesContemporary writers in Christian perspective
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.E8334 Z88
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17758105M

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Early life. Nathanael West was born Nathan Weinstein in New York City, the first child of Tufts, West got into Brown University by appropriating the transcript of a fellow Tufts student, his cousin, Nathan Weinstein.

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