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The Resource Everyman, Philip Roth

Everyman, Philip Roth

Label
Everyman
Title
Everyman
Statement of responsibility
Philip Roth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Everyman is a candidly intimate yet universal story of loss, regret and stoicism. The novel takes its title from a classic of early English drama, whose theme is the summoning of the living to death. The fate of Roth's everyman is traced from his first shocking confrontation with death on the idyllic beaches of his childhood summers, through the family trials and professional achievements of his vigorous adulthood, and into his old age when he is stalked with physical woes. The terrain of this powerful novel is the human body. Its subject is the common experience that terrifies us all
Summary
A successful commercial artist with three very different ex-wives, a daughter who adores him, and two sons who despise him, the protagonist finds his confidence, sense of independence, and well-being undermined by an attack of illness in middle age
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • PEN-Faulkner Award, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
142324
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Everyman, Philip Roth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2006
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780099501466
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Everyman, Philip Roth
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2006
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780099501466
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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