The Resource Indignation, Philip Roth

Indignation, Philip Roth

Label
Indignation
Title
Indignation
Statement of responsibility
Philip Roth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What impact can American history have on the life of the vulnerable individual? It is 1951 in America, the second year of the Korean War. A studious, law-abiding, intense youngster from Newark, New Jersey, Marcus Messner, is beginning his sophomore year on the pastoral, conservative campus of Ohio's Winesburg College. And why is he there and not at the local college in Newark where he originally enrolled? Because his father, the sturdy, hard-working neighborhood butcher, seems to have gone mad--mad with fear and apprehension of the dangers of adult life, the dangers of the world, the dangers he sees in every corner for his beloved boy. As the long-suffering, desperately harassed mother tells her son, the father's fear arises from love and pride. Perhaps, but it produces too much anger in Marcus for him to endure living with his parents any longer. He leaves them and, far from Newark, in the midwestern college, has to find his way amid the customs and constrictions of another American world.--From publisher's description
Member of
Summary
In 1951 America, during the second year of the Korean War, Marcus Messner, a studious young man from Newark, New Jersey, escapes his butcher father's fears about the potential dangers facing his beloved son, by attending college at Ohio's pastoral, conservative Winesburg College, where he confronts the confusing customs and constrictions of a different world
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2008.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
260251
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roth, Philip
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.O855
LC item number
I53 2008
Literary form
fiction
NLM call number
Roth, P.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
New York Times best sellers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young men
  • Jewish college students
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Antisemitism
  • Self-realization
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Fathers and sons
  • Antisemitism
  • Jewish college students
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Self-realization
  • Young men
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
Target audience
adult
Label
Indignation, Philip Roth
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Under morphine --- Out from under --- Historical note
Control code
ocn212846986
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780307388919
Lccn
2008011431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780547054841
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)212846986
Label
Indignation, Philip Roth
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Under morphine --- Out from under --- Historical note
Control code
ocn212846986
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780307388919
Lccn
2008011431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780547054841
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)212846986

Library Locations

    • Independence Public LibraryBorrow it
      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
    • McMinnville Public LibraryBorrow it
      225 NW Adams Street, McMinnville, OR, 97128, US
      45.210071 -123.199661
    • Monmouth Public LibraryBorrow it
      168 S Ecols St., Monmouth, OR, 97361, US
      44.848141 -123.23189
    • Newberg Public LibraryBorrow it
      503 East Hancock Street, Newberg, OR, 97132, US
      45.301909 -122.974741
    • Silver Falls Library DistrictBorrow it
      410 S. Water Street, Silverton, OR, 97381, US
      45.003378 -122.781322
    • Woodburn Public LibraryBorrow it
      280 Garfield Street, Woodburn, OR, 97071, US
      45.143305 -122.858355
Processing Feedback ...