The Plot Against America

fiction, Novel by Philip Roth


In an astonishing feat of empathy and narrative invention our most ambitious novelist imagines an alternate version of American history In 1940 Charles A Lindbergh heroic aviator and rabid isolationist is elected President Shortly thereafter he negotiates a cordial understanding with Adolf Hitler while the new government embarks on a program of folksy anti-Semitism For one boy growing up in Newark Lindberghs election is the first in a series of ruptures that threaten to destroy his small safe corner of Americaand with it his mother his father and his older brother

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