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The Resource American Pastoral

American Pastoral

Label
American Pastoral
Title
American Pastoral
Creator
Subject
Summary
American Pastoral is the story of a fortunate American's rise and fall - of a strong, confident master of social equilibrium overwhelmed by the forces of social disorder. 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 citizen, it seems, gets to sidestep the sweep of history. With vigorous realism, Roth takes us back to the conflicts and violent transitions of the 1960s. This is a book about loving - and hating - America. It's a book about wanting to belong - and refusing to belong - to America. It sets the desire for an American pastoral - a respectable life of space, calm, order, optimism, and achievement - against the indigenous American Berserk
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roth, Philip
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
FICTION/General, FICTION/Literary
Label
American Pastoral
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
BAKER_TAYLOR:0009204539
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780547415970
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
American Pastoral
Publication
Control code
BAKER_TAYLOR:0009204539
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780547415970
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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