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Touching stories for the shorter days of November

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Also by Philip Roth:

Nemesis, October 2010
Hardcover
The Humbling, November 2009
Hardcover
Indignation, September 2008
Hardcover
Exit Ghost, October 2007
Hardcover
Sabbath's Theater, August 1996
Paperback
Patrimony, June 1996
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Operation Shylock, March 1994
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Patrimony
Philip Roth

Vintage
June 1996
On Sale: June 3, 1996
240 pages
ISBN: 0679752935
EAN: 9780679752936
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$14.00
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Non-Fiction Memoir

Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old fatherófamous for his vigor, charm, and his repertoire of Newark recollectionsóbattles 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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All Things Considered - June 14, 2011
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