Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography. Romanciers amÈricains -- 20e siËcle -- Biographies. Autobiographie. Roth, Philip. Roth, Philip, (1933- ) -- Biographie. Roth, Philip. Roth, Philip. Novelists, American Biography 20th century Roth, Philip
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
24 cm. Philip Roth. Book
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LC: PS3568.O855; Dewey: 813/.54; B
ISBN: 0374152128; 9780374152123; 0224025937 (CAPE); 9780224025935 (CAPE) LCCN: 88-14187
"The author concentrates on five episodes from his life : his protected childhood during the thirties and forties in Jewish Newark ; his education in the early fifties at gentile Bucknell ; his passionate entanglement as a young university instructor with the angriest person he'd ever met - the "girl of my dreams," Roth calls her ; his clash with a Jewish establishment outraged by the "self-hatred" of Goodbye, Columbus ; and last, his discovery, in the excesses of the sixties, of the manic side to his own talent that led him to write Portnoy's Complaint." --from inside jacket flap.