The Resource The plot against America, Philip Roth

The plot against America, Philip Roth

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
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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.
Awards note
Society of American Historians James Fenimore Cooper Prize, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
126923
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roth, Philip
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
Grades 9-12
LC call number
PS3568.O855
LC item number
P58 2004
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
8.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lindbergh, Charles A.
  • Lindbergh, Charles A.
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Jews
  • Jewish families
  • Newark (N.J.)
  • Antisemitism
  • Antisemitism
  • Jewish families
  • Jews
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • New Jersey
  • United States
  • Jews
Target audience
adult
Label
The plot against America, Philip Roth
Link
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
  • 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
ocm54929449
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
391 pages
Isbn
9780618509287
Lccn
2004047490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780618509287
Stock number
  • BRO-upg20040923-057
  • BRO-cust20040924-057
  • BRO-cust20040928-055
  • BRO-cust20050113-146
  • BRO-cust20050323-153
  • BRO-cust20051107-054
  • BRO-cust20160614-091
System control number
(OCoLC)54929449
Label
The plot against America, Philip Roth
Link
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
  • 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
ocm54929449
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
391 pages
Isbn
9780618509287
Lccn
2004047490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780618509287
Stock number
  • BRO-upg20040923-057
  • BRO-cust20040924-057
  • BRO-cust20040928-055
  • BRO-cust20050113-146
  • BRO-cust20050323-153
  • BRO-cust20051107-054
  • BRO-cust20160614-091
System control number
(OCoLC)54929449

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