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    American Pastoral by Philip Roth

Seymour "Swede" Levov - a legendary high school athlete, a devoted family man, a hard worker, the prosperous inheritor of his father's Newark glove factory - comes of age in thriving, triumphant postwar America. But everything he loves is lost when the country begins to run amok in the turbulent 1960s. Not even the most private, well-intentioned citizens, it seems, gets to sidestep the sweep of history.

Year: 1997
Genre: Family DramaHistoricalRealism

    The Human Stain by Philip Roth

It is 1998, the year in which America is whipped into a frenzy of prurience by the impeachment of a president, and in a small New England town, an aging classics professor, Coleman Silk, is forced to retire when his colleagues decree that he is a racist. The charge is a lie, but the real truth about Silk would have astonished even his most virulent accuser.

Year: 2000
Genre: Realism

    Exit Ghost by Philip Roth

Nathan Zuckerman returns to New York in the long-awaited final installment of Philip Roth's renowned Zuckerman series.

Year: 2007
Genre: Realism

 

 

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1997American Pastoral by Philip Roth Family Drama, Historical, Realism, Zuckerman
2000The Human Stain by Philip Roth Realism, Zuckerman
2007Exit Ghost by Philip Roth Realism, Zuckerman, New York City

 

 

 


 

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