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An American type : a novel

Author: Henry Roth; Willing Davidson
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Set in the dire year of 1938, Ira Stigman journeys to the famed artists' colony Yaddo, where he meets a blond, aristocratic pianist whose "calm, Anglo-Saxon radiance" engages him. The conflict with his ghetto Jewish roots forces Ira to set out on an illusionary quest for the promise of the American West.
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Roth; Willing Davidson
ISBN: 9780393077759 0393077756
OCLC Number: 449865697
Description: 283 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Henry Roth ; edited by Willing Davidson.
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The author of the greatest American immigrant novel, Call It Sleep, returns with this posthumous work.  Read more...

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"Starred Review: A passionate, life-embracing conclusion to Roth's bold and cathartic magnum opus." "[A] glorious, evocative, literary novel for the ages."

 
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