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Operation Shylock: A Confession (Paperback)

| Vintage Books | 3/15/1994

ISBN-10 : 0679750290   ISBN-13 : 9780679750291   List Price : $16.95

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Time Magazine Best American Novel (1993)

In this fiendishly imaginative book (which may or may not be fiction), Philip Roth meets a man who may or may not be Philip Roth. Because someone with that name has been touring Israel, promoting a bizarre reverse exodus of the Jews. Roth is intent on stopping him, even if that means impersonating his own impersonator.

With excruciating suspense, unfettered philosophical speculation, and a cast of characters that includes Israeli intelligence agents, Palestinian exiles, an accused war criminal, and an enticing charter member of an organization called Anti-Semites Anonymous, Operation Shylock barrels across the frontier between fact and fiction, seriousness and high comedy, history and nightmare.

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  • ISBN-10: 0679750290
  • ISBN-13: 9780679750291
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 400
  • Dimensions: 5.28 (w) x 8.07 (h) x 0.83 (d)
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