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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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • National Jewish Book Award for Fiction, 2000.
  • PEN-Faulkner Award, 2001.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053250
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Zuckerman novels
Series volume
0008
Target audience
adult
Label
The human stain, Philip Roth
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=574475
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn770707501
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (361 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299885295
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00030462
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8004DEAD-A7FA-4FE9-A253-BD5BF489E6E1
System control number
(OCoLC)770707501
Label
The human stain, Philip Roth
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=574475
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn770707501
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (361 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299885295
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00030462
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8004DEAD-A7FA-4FE9-A253-BD5BF489E6E1
System control number
(OCoLC)770707501

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