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The plot against America by Philip Roth( Book )

85 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invaded every Jewish household in America. Not only had Lindbergh, in a nationwide radio address, publicly blamed the Jews for selfishly pushing America toward a pointless war with Nazi Germany, but, upon taking office as the thirty-third president of the United States, he negotiated a cordial "understanding" with Adolf Hitler, whose conquest of Europe and whose virulent anti-Semitic policies he appeared to accept without difficulty. What followed in America is the historical setting for this startling new book by Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Roth, who recounts what it was like for his Newark family-and for a million such families all over the country-during the menacing years of the Lindbergh presidency, when American citizens who happened to be Jews had every reason to expect the worst
Goodbye, Columbus and five short stories by Philip Roth( Book )

202 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 4,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Radcliffe girl and a Rutgers boy learn about love in Goodbye, Columbus
American pastoral by Philip Roth( Book )

92 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 4,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic impact of the Vietnam War on a relationship between father and daughter. The father is an upstanding individual who believes in the American Dream, but his daughter has a different dream, to get America out of Vietnam and she kills innocent people to achieve it. For the father it is the end of the world, he has lost his daughter. By the author of Sabbath's Theater
The human stain by Philip Roth( Book )

56 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À la veille de la retraite, un professeur de lettres classiques, accusé d'avoir tenu des propos racistes envers ses étudiants, préfère démissionner plutôt que de livrer le secret qui pourrait l'innocenter. Tandis que l'affaire Lewinski défraie les chroniques bien-pensantes, Nathan Zuckerman ouvre le dossier de son voisin Coleman Silk et découvre derrière la vie très rangée de l'ancien doyen un passé inoui
Portnoy's complaint by Philip Roth( Book )

135 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with Saul Bellow's Herzog, Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint defined Jewish American literature in the 1960s. Roth's masterpiece takes place on the couch of a psychoanalyst, an appropriate jumping-off place for an insanely comical novel about the Jewish American experience. Roth has written several great books--Goodbye, Columbus and When She Was Good among them, but it is perhaps Portnoy's Complaint for which he is best known
Everyman by Philip Roth( Book )

65 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 3,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A successful commercial artist with a New York ad agency, he is the father of two sons from a first marriage who despise him and a daughter from a second marriage who adores him, He is the beloved brother of a good man whose physical well-being comes to arouse his bitter envy, and he is the lonely ex-husband of three very different women with whom he's made a mess of marriage. In the end he is a man who has become what he does not want to be." From the bookjacket
Exit ghost by Philip Roth( Book )

60 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After eleven years of solitude working on his New England mountain as a writer, Nathan Zuckerman returns to New York to confront a turbulent city in the wake of September 11, as well as the aging Amy Bellette, one-time muse to his first literary hero, E.I. Lonoff
Indignation by Philip Roth( Book )

59 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1951, Marcus Messner, a studious young man from Newark, New Jersey, escapes his butcher father's fears about the potential dangers facing his beloved son, by attending college at Ohio's pastoral, conservative Winesburg College
Nemesis by Philip Roth( Book )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roth's "Nemesis" is the story of a wartime polio epidemic in the summer of 1944 and the effect it has on a closely knit, family-oriented Newark community and its children
The great American novel by Philip Roth( Book )

79 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel narrated by octogenarian ex-sportswriter Word Smith, who plans to write the "Great American Novel" and also to tell the tragic and hilarious story of the Ruppert Mundys - the only homeless baseball team ever to play in the big league, who have disappeared from all official histories
The ghost writer by Philip Roth( Book )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ghost Writer introduces Nathan Zuckerman in the 1950s, a budding writer infatuated with the Great Books, discovering the contradictory claims of literature and experience while an overnight guest in the secluded New England farmhouse of his idol, E.I. Lonoff. At Lonoff's, Zuckerman meets Amy Bellette, a haunting young woman of indeterminate foreign background who turns out to be a former student of Lonoff's and who may also have been his mistress. Zuckerman, with his active, youthful imagination, wonders if she could be the paradigmatic victim of Nazi persecution. If she were, it might change his life. --From publisher description
When she was good by Philip Roth( Book )

102 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this funny and chilling novel, the setting is a small town in the 1940s Midwest, and the subject is the heart of a wounded and ferociously moralistic young woman, one of those implacable American moralists whose "goodness" is a terrible disease. When she was still a child, Lucy Nelson had her alcoholic failure of a father thrown in jail. Ever since then she has been trying to reform the men around her, even if that ultimately means destroying herself in the process. With his unerring portraits of Lucy and her hapless, childlike husband, Roy, Roth has created an uncompromising work of fictional realism, a vision of provincial American piety, yearning, and discontent that is at once pitiless and compassionate
The humbling by Philip Roth( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything is over for Simon Axler, an American stage actor in his sixties, who lost his magic, his talent, and his assurance. When he goes onstage he feels like a lunatic and looks like an idiot. His confidence in his powers has drained away. Into this shattering account of inexplicable and terrifying self-evacuation bursts a counterplot of unusual erotic desire, a consolation for a bereft life so risky and aberrant that it points not toward comfort and gratification but to a yet darker and more shocking end
I married a communist by Philip Roth( Book )

42 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the McCarthy era, a wife revenges herself on her husband by denouncing him as a Communist. It happens to Iron Rinn, a radio commentator, after he told her he did not want her daughter in the house
Deception : a novel by Philip Roth( Book )

53 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of the novel are Philip and his lover, an Englishwoman compromised by a humiliating marriage, and the conversation that ensues before and after making love
The anatomy lesson by Philip Roth( Book )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The finale to Roth's Zuckerman trilogy. Nathan Zuckerman comes down with a mysterious physical affliction - pure pain, beginning in his neck and shoulders, invading his torso, and taking possession of his life. His work was his life, but now his work is trekking from one doctor to the next
My life as a man by Philip Roth( Book )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three stories: an autobiographical narrative told by the author Peter Tarnopol and two of Peter's stories, "Useful Fictions."
Everyman by Philip Roth( Recording )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero of Everyman is obsessed with mortality. As he reminds himself at one point, "I'm thirty-four! Worry about oblivion when you're seventy-five." But he cannot help himself. He is the ex-husband in three marriages gone wrong. He is the father of two sons who detest him, despite a daughter who adores him. And as his health worsens, he is the envious brother of a much fitter man
Our gang : (starring Tricky and his friends) by Philip Roth( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ferocious political satire in the great tradition, -- From the Trade Paperback edition
Zuckerman unbound by Philip Roth( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zuckerman, dogged by personal neuroses and ill-health, has to contend with a tough television celebrity, who accuses him of plagiarising his personal life, whilst watching his father's terminal illness move towards its sad conclusion
 
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The plot against America
Alternative Names
Filip Ras

Filips Rots

Philip Roth americký romanopisec

Philip Roth Amerikaans schrijver

Philip Roth amerikansk författare

Philip Roth amerikansk skribent

Philip Roth écrivain américain

Philip Roth escritor estadounidense de origen judío, conocido sobre todo por sus novelas, aunque también ha escrito cuentos y ensayos

Philip Roth pisarz amerykański

Philip Roth scrittore statunitense

Philip Roth US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Philippus Roth

Rās̱, Fīlīp

Rot, Filip.

Rot, Filip 1933-

Roth, Philip 1933-

Roth, Philip Milton.

Roth, Philip Milton 1933-

Rots, Filips 1933-

Rʺut, Bhilip

Φίλιπ Ροθ Αμερικανός συγγραφέας

Рот Ф. 1933-

Рот Ф. М. 1933-

Рот, Филип

Филип Рот

Філіп Рот

פיליפ ראטה

פיליפ רות

רות, פיליפ

רות, פיליפ 1933-

راث، فيليپ

فلپ روتھ

فيليب روث

فیلیپ راث نویسنده آمریکایی

फिलिप राथ

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ਫਿਲਪ ਰੋਥ

ฟิลิป รอธ

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로드, 필립 1933-

로스, 필립 1933-

로스, 필립 밀턴 1933-

로오드, 필립 1933-

필립 로스

フィリップ・ロス

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ロス, フィリップ

菲利普·罗斯

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Goodbye, Columbus and five short storiesAmerican pastoralThe human stainPortnoy's complaintEverymanExit ghostIndignationNemesis