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Patrimonium een waar verhaal (original 1991; edition 2003)
by Philip Roth
Patrimony: A True Story by Philip Roth (1991)
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0679752935, Paperback)With the honesty of a skilled biographer and the sensitivity of a caring son, Roth chronicles the life of his father, Herman, in this gripping work which won a 1991 National Book Critics Circle Award. Roth holds little back in describing his father as a man of rare intensity and fierce independence who, for better or worse, stood by his principles and held others to his own rigorous standards. Writes Roth, "His obsessive stubbornness--his stubborn obsessiveness--had very nearly driven my mother to a breakdown in her final years." Frank throughout, Roth calls his father "a pitiless realist, but I wasn't his offspring for nothing, and I could be pretty realistic, too."
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Polish translation of Philip Roth's autobiographical work, "Patrimony."
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