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by Roth, Philip

Condition: Fine/Fine

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback First Edition. Hardcover Book and Jacket in Fine Condition. A story of one man's lifelong skirmish with mortality--of loss, regret and stoicism. Roth's everyman is traced from his first shocking confrontation with death during his idyllic childhood, through family trials, professional achievement, and on into his old age. when he is rended by observing the deterioration of his contemporaries and worried over his own physical woes. 182 pages. 8 x 5.2 inches. 2006, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, MA

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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