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Patrimony : A True Story
Patrimony A True Story
Author: Philip Roth
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 f...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679752936
ISBN-10: 0679752935
Publication Date: 6/3/1996
Pages: 240
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 2
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A very well written and touching book. I was not a particularly big Phillip Roth fan but this and the last book (American Pastoral) seemed to justify his reputation. This is a little dark, covering his father's demise as it does, but poignant and honest.
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