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Patrimony : A True Story

Philip Roth

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ISBN 10: 0671703757 / ISBN 13: 9780671703752
Published by Simon & Schuster January 1991, 1991
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. A true story that touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. The novelist, the son, full of love, anxiety, and dread, accompanies his father through each fearful stage of his final ordeal (death), and as he does so, discloses his father's long, stubborn engagement with life. Against all odds Patrimony is also a surprisingly comic story. A small crease in the flap. Bookseller Inventory # 20110329106340

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Title: Patrimony : A True Story

Publisher: Simon & Schuster January 1991

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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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, 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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The best-selling author offers his poignant, sometimes witty, observations of the physical decline and death of his own father in a touching memoir of the love between father and son. By the author of Portnoy's Complaint. Reprint. NYT.

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