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The Resource The plot against America, Philip Roth, (electronic resource)

The plot against America, Philip Roth, (electronic resource)

Label
The plot against America
Title
The plot against America
Statement of responsibility
Philip Roth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invaded every Jewish household in America. Not only had Lindbergh, in a nationwide radio address, publicly blamed the Jews for selfishly pushing America toward a pointless war with Nazi Germany, but, upon taking office as the thirty-third president of the United States, he negotiated a cordial "understanding" with Adolf Hitler, whose conquest of Europe and whose virulent anti-Semitic policies he appeared to accept without difficulty. What followed in America is the historical setting for this startling new book by Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Roth, who recounts what it was like for his Newark family-and for a million such families all over the country-during the menacing years of the Lindbergh presidency, when American citizens who happened to be Jews had every reason to expect the worst
Summary
In a novel of alternative history, aviation hero and isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election, negotiating a cordial accord with Adolf Hitler, accepting his conquest of Europe and anti-Semitic policies, and igniting a storm of fear for Jewish families throughout America
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2005.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
  • James Fenimore Cooper Prize, 2005
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2004
  • Sidewise Awards for Alternate History, 2004.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2004.
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
126923
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The plot against America, Philip Roth, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FD77A795-2328-4892-82A9-37CF5C5CE97E
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.
Contents
  • Vote for Lindbergh or vote for war -- Loudmouth Jew -- Following Christians -- The stump -- Never before -- Their country -- The Winchell riots -- Bad days -- Perpetual fear
  • June 1940-October 1940 : Vote for Lindbergh or vote for war -- November 1940-June 1941 : Loudmouth Jew -- June 1941-December 1941 : Following Christians -- January 1942-February 1942 : The stump -- March 1942-June 1942 : Never before -- May 1942-June 1942 : Their country -- June 1942-October 1942 : The Winchell riots -- October 1942 : Bad days -- October 1942 : Perpetual fear
Control code
ocn772078528
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (391 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547345314
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00030464
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FD77A795-2328-4892-82A9-37CF5C5CE97E
System control number
(OCoLC)772078528
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The plot against America, Philip Roth, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FD77A795-2328-4892-82A9-37CF5C5CE97E
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.
Contents
  • Vote for Lindbergh or vote for war -- Loudmouth Jew -- Following Christians -- The stump -- Never before -- Their country -- The Winchell riots -- Bad days -- Perpetual fear
  • June 1940-October 1940 : Vote for Lindbergh or vote for war -- November 1940-June 1941 : Loudmouth Jew -- June 1941-December 1941 : Following Christians -- January 1942-February 1942 : The stump -- March 1942-June 1942 : Never before -- May 1942-June 1942 : Their country -- June 1942-October 1942 : The Winchell riots -- October 1942 : Bad days -- October 1942 : Perpetual fear
Control code
ocn772078528
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (391 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547345314
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00030464
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FD77A795-2328-4892-82A9-37CF5C5CE97E
System control number
(OCoLC)772078528
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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