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American pastoral

Author: Philip Roth
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roth succeeds in illuminating the American dream through the vision of those who love it and those who hate it. The novel examines the contrast between a successful business man and his revolutionary terrorist daughter.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Roth
ISBN: 9780099563198 0099563193
OCLC Number: 747915598
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1997.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Philip Roth.

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"One of Roth's most powerful novels ever...moving, generous and ambitious...a fiercely affecting work of art." --Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times "Dazzling...a wrenching, compassionate, Read more...

 
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