Patrimony

by Philip Roth (Author)
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, "a tough-minded, beautifully written memoir.... It smacks of honesty and truthfulness on every page" (San Francisco Chronicle).

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.

Publication date
September 21, 2022
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ISBN
9780593685037
Paper ISBN
9780679752936
File size
1 MB
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