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The Resource The human stain, Philip Roth

The human stain, Philip Roth

Label
The human stain
Title
The human stain
Statement of responsibility
Philip Roth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young married janitor named Faunia Farley is exposed. But amid the controversy, Silk must struggle to keep his greatest secret, a secret he's held for the majority of his life, from becoming made public
Member of
Summary
A college professor with a sexual indiscretion in his past is hounded from his job by academic enemies who label him a racist
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • National Jewish Book Award for Fiction, 2000.
  • PEN-Faulkner Award, 2001.
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053250
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.O855
LC item number
H8 2000b
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
Zuckerman novels
Series volume
0008
Target audience
adult
Label
The human stain, Philip Roth
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
1373030
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
614 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786229642
Isbn Type
(lg. print : U.S. hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
00062876
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44811823
  • (OCoLC)44811823
Label
The human stain, Philip Roth
Publication
Control code
1373030
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
614 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786229642
Isbn Type
(lg. print : U.S. hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
00062876
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44811823
  • (OCoLC)44811823

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