Patrimony: A True Story

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Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly a anything Philip Roth has ever written. Philip Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old father - famous for his vigour, his charm, and his repertoire of Newark recollection - battles with the brain tumour that will kill him. The son, full of love, anxiety and dread, accompanies his father through each fearful stage of his final ordeal, and, as he does so, discloses the survivalist tenacity that has distinguished his father's long, stubborn engagement with life.

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"A true story, told with all the powerful authority and cunning narrative order of a major writer" ( Sunday Times)

"His best work since The Counterlife" ( Observer)

"Nobody writes about the American family with more tenderness and honesty" ( New Statesman)

"The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away - with words. But the Lord giveth back, miraculously, in the form of this book and this family history" ( Guardian)

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'A simple, moving, generous work' - Independent

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