Goodbye, Columbus

  • by Philip Roth
  • Narrated by John Rubinstein
  • 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Neil Klugman and pretty, spirited Brenda Patimkin - he of poor Newark, she of suburban Short Hills - meet one summer and dive into an affair that is as much about social class and suspicion as it is about love. The novella, the first book published by Philip Roth, explores issues of both class and Jewish assimilation into American culture. It won the National Book Award in 1960.

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What the Critics Say

"A masterpiece." (Newsweek)
"Unlike those of us who come howling into the world, blind and bare, Mr. Roth appears with nails, hair, teeth, speaking coherently. He is skilled, witty, energetic and performs like a virtuoso." (Saul Bellow)
"Superior, startling, incandescently alive." (The New Yorker)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-09-2009
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books