Philip Roth - The Great American Novel (2nd Hand Paperback)
The Ruppert Mundys, once the greatest baseball team in America, are now in a terminal decline, their line-up filled with a disreputable assortment of old men, drunks and even amputees.
Around them baseball itself seems to be collapsing, brought down by a bizarre mixture of criminality, stupidity, and The Great Communist Conspiracy, aimed at the very heart of the American way of life.
In this hilarious and wonderfully eccentric novel Philip Roth turns his attention to one of the most beloved of all American rituals: baseball.
Players, tycoons and the paying public are all targets as Roth satirises the dense tapestry of myths and legends that have grown up around The Great American Pastime.
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : Good
- Category : Fiction - Humorous Fiction
- Published : 1973 (Penguin)
- ISBN : 0140076786
- SKU : B000556
- PPC : LL240gm
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
"I like "The Great American Novel" for being richly ribald, witty and impudent, as well as movingly perceptive about what we have invested in our fragile culture." - NY Times.
Philip Roth has been called the best and most important American novelist in the last 50 years. He won every major American literary award, some more than once.
Featured Author . . . Philip Roth
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