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The Resource Indignation, Philip Roth

Indignation, Philip Roth

Label
Indignation
Title
Indignation
Statement of responsibility
Philip Roth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What impact can American history have on the life of the vulnerable individual? It is 1951 in America, the second year of the Korean War. A studious, law-abiding, intense youngster from Newark, New Jersey, Marcus Messner, is beginning his sophomore year at Ohio's Winesburg College. And why is he there and not at the local college in Newark where he originally enrolled?
Summary
In 1951 America, during the second year of the Korean War, Marcus Messner, a studious young man from Newark, New Jersey, escapes his butcher father's fears about the potential dangers facing his beloved son, by attending college at Ohio's pastoral, conservative Winesburg College, where he confronts the confusing customs and constrictions of a different world
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Storyline
Pace
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Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2008.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
260251
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roth, Philip
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Young men
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Antisemitism
  • Self-realization
  • Jewish college students
  • Ohio
  • New Jersey
Target audience
adult
Label
Indignation, Philip Roth
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000043521516
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
358 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739328118
Label
Indignation, Philip Roth
Publication
Control code
000043521516
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
358 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739328118

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