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Our Gang (Starring Tricky and His Friends) by  Philip ROTH - 1st Edition - 1971 - from Adelaide Booksellers and Biblio.co.uk

Our Gang (Starring Tricky and His Friends)

by ROTH, Philip

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New York: Random House. 1971. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 200 pages Roth's first book following Portnoy's Complaint. . 1st Edition. Hardback.

A ferocious political satire in the great tradition, Our Gang is Philip Roth's brilliantly indignant response to the phenomenon of Richard M. Nixon.In the character of Trick E. Dixon, Roth shows us a man who outdoes the severest cynic, a peace-loving Quaker and believer in the sanctity of human life who doesn't have a problem with killing unarmed women and children in self-defense. A master politician with an honest sneer, he finds himself battling the Boy Scouts, declaring war on Pro-Pornography Denmark, all the time trusting in the basic indifference of the voting public.From the Trade Paperback edition.




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