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My life as a man.

By: Roth, Philip.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1974]Edition: [1st ed.].Description: 330 pages 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0030126460; 9780030126468.Subject(s): Married people -- United States -- Fiction | Men -- United States -- Fiction | Male authors -- Fiction | Male authors Fiction | Married people United States Fiction | Men United States FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: My life as a man.DDC classification: 813/.5/4 Other classification: 18.06 | HU 7740 | 17.97 Also issued online.Summary: Contains three stories: an autobiographical narrative told by the author Peter Tarnopol and two of Peter's stories, "Useful Fictions."
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Contains three stories: an autobiographical narrative told by the author Peter Tarnopol and two of Peter's stories, "Useful Fictions."

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Library Journal Review

Roth's seventh novel, first published in 1974, introduces Peter Tarnopol and Nathan Zuckerman, characters who persist in Roth's subsequent works recounting middle age in midcentury American Jewish life. Here, two short stories foreshadowing some of Tarnopol's life issues are followed by a lengthier feature fleshing out these concerns. Tricked into an unhappy marriage to Maureen Ketterer, Peter pursues an affair with charming, rich, devoted Susan Seabury McCall. His conflicted ambivalence between the two consumes him emotionally until Maureen's accidental death. In this first commercial audio recording of My Life, actor/musician Dan John Miller sounds just as one imagines Peter would in telling his story; Maureen's and Susan's characters come across equally as well. Recommended as a classic of American literature.-Sandy Glover, Camas P.L., WA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Philip Milton Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 19, 1933. He attended Rutgers University for one year before transferring to Bucknell University where he completed a B.A. in English with highest honors in 1954. He received an M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1955. <p> His first book, Goodbye, Columbus, received the National Book Award in 1960. His other books include Letting Go, When She Was Good, Portnoy's Complaint, My Life as a Man, The Ghostwriter, Zuckerman Unbound, I Married a Communist, The Plot Against America, The Facts, The Anatomy Lesson, Exit Ghost, Deception, Nemesis, Everyman, Indignation, and The Humbling. He won the National Book Critic Circle Awards in 1987 for his novel The Counterlife and in 1992 for his memoir Patrimony: A True Story. He won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 1993 for Operation Shylock: A Confession and in 2001 for The Human Stain, the National Book Award in 1995 for Sabbath's Theater, and the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 for American Pastoral. He stopped writing in 2010. He died from congestive heart failure on May 22, 2018 at the age of 85. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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