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Patrimony - Philip Roth
Patrimony
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Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old father—famous for his vigor, charm, and his repertoire of Newark recollections—battles with the brain tumor that will kill him. The son, full of love,... show more
Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old father—famous for his vigor, charm, and his repertoire of Newark recollections—battles with the brain tumor that will kill him. The son, full of love, anxiety, and dread, accompanies his father through each fearful stage of his final ordeal, and, as he does so, discloses the survivalist tenacity that has distinguished his father's long, stubborn engagement with life.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679752936 (0679752935)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Better than Salinger for my English even if I hope I won't have to talk about retirement castles, facial paralysises and tumors pretty soon...
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