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The Resource American pastoral, Philip Roth

American pastoral, Philip Roth

Label
American pastoral
Title
American pastoral
Statement of responsibility
Philip Roth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An ordinary man finds that his life has been made extraordinary by the catastrophic intrusion of history when, in 1968 his adored daughter plants a bomb that kills a stranger, hurling her father out of the longed-for American pastoral and into the indigenous American berserk
Member of
Summary
A former athletic star, devoted family man, and owner of a thriving glove factory, Seymour "Swede" Levov finds his life coming apart during the social disorder of the 1960s, when his beloved daughter turns revolutionary terrorist out to destroy her father's world
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1997.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1998.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1998.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053241
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roth, Philip
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Zuckerman novels
Series volume
0006
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
American pastoral, Philip Roth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hard cover in the United States by Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, in 1997"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm37625588
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
423 pages
Isbn
9780375701429
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
97035623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)37625588
Label
American pastoral, Philip Roth
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hard cover in the United States by Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, in 1997"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm37625588
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
423 pages
Isbn
9780375701429
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
97035623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)37625588

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