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The Ghost Writer - a book by Roth, Philip

The Ghost Writer

The Ghost Writer( )
Author: Roth, Philip
ISBN:978-1-4668-4643-2
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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Exactly twenty years ago, Philip Roth made his debut with Goodbye, Columbus, a book that immediately announced the presence of a major new talent.

The Ghost Writer, his eleventh book, begins with a young writer's search, twenty years ago, for the spiritual father who will comprehend and validate his art, and whose support will justify his inevitable flight from a loving but conventionally constricting Jewish middle-class home. Nathan Zuckerman's quest brings him...
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Pages:192
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Roth, Philip (Author)
Philip Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 19, 1933. He attended Rutgers University for one year before transferring to Bucknell University where he completed a B.A. in English with highest honors. He received an M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1955 and taught there briefly.

His first book, Goodbye, Columbus, received the National Book Award in 1960. His other books include Letting Go, When She Was Good, Portnoy's Complaint, Our Gang, My Life as a Man, The Ghostwriter, Zuckerman Unbound, The Anatomy Lesson, Deception, Nemesis, and Indignation. He won National Book Critic Circle Awards in 1987 for his novel The Counterlife and again in 1992 for his memoir Patrimony: A True Story. He won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 1993 for Operation Shylock: A Confession, the National Book Award in 1995 for Sabbath's Theater, and the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 for American Pastoral.

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