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The Anatomy Lesson

by Roth, Philip

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Edition (A signed first edition has been privately printed). Hardcover Book and Jacket in Very Good Condition. A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, this is the third and final volume in the Zuckerman Bound trilogy. Former owner bookplate on paste-down, else Fine. Purple cloth binding is very clean and unmarked; tight, solid and square volume. Pages as new. A great "comedy of illness". Roth's strength is his ability to depict the boisterous, the farcical, and the extreme in human behavior while revealing at the same time a world that immediately strikes the reader as real. 291 pages. 8.25 x 5.5 inches.,1983. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York.

In 1997 Philip Roth won the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral . In 1998 he received the National Medal of Arts at the White House and in 2002 the highest award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Gold Medal in Fiction. He has twice won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has won the PEN/Faulkner Award three times. In 2005 The Plot Against America received the Society of American Historians’ Prize for “the outstanding historical novel on an American theme for 2003-2004.” Recently Roth received PEN’s two most prestigious awards: in 2006 the PEN/Nabokov Award and in 2007 the PEN/Bellow Award for achievement in American fiction. Roth is the only living American novelist to have his work published in a comprehensive, definitive edition by the Library of America. In 2011 he received the National Humanities Medal at the White House, and was later named the fourth recipient of the Man Booker International Prize.




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