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A True Story

by Philip Roth

Paperback, 238 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $14 |


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The best-selling author offers his observations on the physical decline and death of his own father, in a memoir that captures the loving relationship between father and son. Reprint. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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