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American pastoral

Author: Philip Roth
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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An ordinary man finds that his life has been made extraordinary by the catastrophic intrusion of history when, in 1968 his adored daughter plants a bomb that kills a stranger, hurling her father out of the longed-for American pastoral and into the indigenous American berserk.
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Genre/Form: Novela estadounidense
Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Pastoral fiction
Novela estadounidense - Siglo XX
Novela
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roth, Philip.
American pastoral.
New York : Vintage Books, 1998
(OCoLC)648340894
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Roth
ISBN: 0375701427 9780375701429 067653869X 9780676538694
OCLC Number: 37625588
Notes: "Originally published in hard cover in the United States by Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, in 1997"--Title page verso.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1998.
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 423 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Philip Roth.
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An ordinary man finds that his life has been made extraordinary by the catastrophic intrusion of history when, in 1968 his adored daughter plants a bomb that kills a stranger, hurling her father out of the longed-for American pastoral and into the indigenous American berserk.

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by kennethgibson (WorldCat user published 2014-05-23) Excellent Permalink

Philip Roth’s American Pastoral won the Pulitzer Prize for a reason. It is everything an intelligent historical fiction novel should be…plausible, fact-based, multi-layered, and empathetic, among other qualities. Spanning three generations of a New Jersey Jewish family, we see the...
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