Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
An impeccable first printing of the first edition in as new condition in equally unblemished dust jacket.
With "The Plot Against America", Roth enters the area alternate history with aviation hero Charles A. Lindbergh defeating Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 U. S. Presidential election. 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.
Still, the real story in this "what if" novel is that of Roth's own family, which the author gives to us as a genuinely American story; [viii], 391,  pages.