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My life as a man

Philip Roth

My life as a man

by Philip Roth

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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York , Holt, Rinehart and Winston London , Cape, 1974.

    StatementPhilip Roth.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(9),338p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16698918M
    ISBN 100552110132

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Clinton had received what was at the time the world's highest book advance fee, $15 million Author: Bill Clinton, Autobiography. The opener here — one of two stories which goes by the name of "Useful Fictions" — is by Peter Tarnopol and about Nathan Zuckerman who is of course Peter Tarnopol who is of course Philip Roth recording his life as a man already only too recognizable as that of the mensch manque — the Jewish boy from New Jersey who was such a public nuisance in the public library and.

A fiction-within-a-fiction, a labyrinthine edifice of funny, mournful, and harrowing meditations on the fatal impasse between a man and a woman, My Life as a Man is Roth's most blistering novel.

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