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The plot against america / Philip Roth.

Roth, Philip. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780547345314 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2004.

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Summary, etc.: When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invaded every Jewish household in America. Not only had Lindbergh, in a nationwide radio address, publicly blamed the Jews for selfishly pushing America toward a pointless war with Nazi Germany, but upon taking office as the thirty-third president of the United States, he negotiated a cordial understanding" with Adolf Hitler, whose conquest of Europe and virulent anti-Semitic policies he appeared to accept without difficulty. What then followed in America is the historical setting for this startling new book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Philip Roth, who recounts what it was like for his Newark family - and for a million such families all over the country - during the menacing years of the Lindbergh presidency, when American citizens who happened to be Jews had every reason to expect...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 647 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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