A wide-ranging and characteristically perceptive novel from Philip Roth, which explores the notion of the American dream from a variety of perspectives. Set mainly in the turbulence and conflict of the 1960s, it sets the middle-class aspirations of a father against the revolutionary tendencies of his daughter, elucidating the contradictions and transitions which beset America as a country during that period of history. "His second masterpiece in two … mehryears...a momentous novel" )Observer(.
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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 received the highest award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Gold Medal in Fiction, previously awarded to John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, and Saul Bellow, among others. He has twice won the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In 2005, Philip Roth will become the third living American writer to have his work published in a comprehensive, definitive edition by the Library of America. The last of the eight volumes is scheduled for publication in 2013.
H19.8 cm x B12.9 cm x D3.2 cm 299 g weniger