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Philip Roth - Zuckerman Bound

The Ghost Writer; Zuckerman Unbound; the Anatomy Lesson; the Prague Orgy

Philip Roth - Zuckerman Bound( )
Editor: Miller, Ross
Author: Roth, Philip
Series title:Library of America Philip Roth Edition Ser.
ISBN:978-1-59853-011-7
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:Library of America, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

For the last half century, the novels of Philip Roth have re-energized American fiction and redefined its possibilities, leading the critic Harold Bloom to proclaim Roth "our foremost novelist since Faulkner." Roth's comic genius, his imaginative daring, his courage in exploring uncomfortable truths, and his assault on political, cultural, and sexual orthodoxies have made him one of the essential writers of our time. By special arrangement with the author, The Library of America...
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Book Details
Pages:700
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.15 x 8.14 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.29 Pounds
Author Biography
Roth, Philip (Editor)
Philip Milton 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 in 1954. He received an M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1955.

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, My Life as a Man, The Ghostwriter, Zuckerman Unbound, I Married a Communist, The Plot Against America, The Facts, The Anatomy Lesson, Exit Ghost, Deception, Nemesis, Everyman, Indignation, and The Humbling. He won the National Book Critic Circle Awards in 1987 for his novel The Counterlife and in 1992 for his memoir Patrimony: A True Story. He won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 1993 for Operation Shylock: A Confession and in 2001 for The Human Stain, the National Book Award in 1995 for Sabbath's Theater, and the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 for American Pastoral. He stopped writing in 2010. He died from congestive heart failure on May 22, 2018 at the age of 85.

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