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The plot against America

Author: Philip Roth
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invaded every Jewish household in America. Not only had Lindbergh, in a nationwide radio address, publicly blamed the Jews for selfishly pushing America toward a pointless war with Nazi Germany, but, upon taking office as the thirty-third president of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Historias alternativas (Novela)
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fiction
Political fiction
Postage stamps
Swastikas
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roth, Philip.
Plot against America.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2004
(OCoLC)645881171
Named Person: Charles A Lindbergh; Charles A Lindbergh; Charles A Lindbergh; Charles A Lindbergh
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Roth
ISBN: 0618509283 9780618509287 9780099478560 0099478560 9781400079490 1400079497
OCLC Number: 54929449
Awards: Society of American Historians James Fenimore Cooper Prize, 2005.
Description: 391 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Vote for Lindbergh or vote for war --
Loudmouth Jew --
Following Christians --
The stump --
Never before --
Their country --
The Winchell riots --
Bad days --
Perpetual fear. June 1940-October 1940 : Vote for Lindbergh or vote for war --
November 1940-June 1941 : Loudmouth Jew --
June 1941-December 1941 : Following Christians --
January 1942-February 1942 : The stump --
March 1942-June 1942 : Never before --
May 1942-June 1942 : Their country --
June 1942-October 1942 : The Winchell riots --
October 1942 : Bad days --
October 1942 : Perpetual fear.
Responsibility: Philip Roth.
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