Book #13821

Operation Shylock - 1st Trade Edition/1st Printing

Philip Roth

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.
ISBN: 0671703765

A beautiful first trade edition (preceded by the privately published Franklin Library edition) in unread Fine condition in alike dust jacket, SIGNED by author Philip Roth.

In his twentieth book , Philip Roth confronts his double, an impostor whose self-appointed task is to lead the Jews out of Israel and back to Europe. Operation Shylock is a spy story, a political thriller, a meditation on identity, a confession an the re-creation of his frightening and mysterious journey through the volatile Middle East.

Price: $585.00

Author Bio

Philip Roth

Philip Milton Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, March 19, 1933. He began publishing short stories in 1956. His first book, Goodbye, Columbus (1959) won the National Book Award, and since then he has published more than twenty-two books. In the 1990s, Roth won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Patrimony (1991), the PEN/Faulkner Award for Operation Shylock (1993), and the National Book Award for Sabbath's Theater (1995). American Pastoral (1997) and I Married a Communist (1998), the first two volumes of the American's trilogy that culminates in The Human Stain received the Pulitzer Prize and many others.

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