Zuckerman Bound – Roth, Philip

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ISBN: 0374299439
Title: Zuckerman Bound
Author: Roth, Philip
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
Publication Date: 1985
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: VG
D-j Condition: VG-

Comments: D-j chipped. Front board has some spots. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Faint stain on bottom edge.

Synopsis: Following the wild success of his novel, Carnovsky, Nathan Zuckerman has been catapulted into the literary limelight. As he ventures out onto the streets of Manhattan he finds himself accosted on all sides, the target of admonishers, advisers, would-be literary critics, and – worst of all – fans.

An incompetent celebrity, ill at ease with his newfound fame, and unsure of how to live up to his fictional creation’s notoriety, Zuckerman flounders his way through a high-profile affair, the disintegration of his family life, and fends off the attentions of his most tenacious fan yet, as the turbulent decade of the sixties draws to a close around him.

But beneath the uneasy glamour are the spectres of the recently murdered Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., and an unsettled Zuckerman feels himself watched…

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ISBN: 0374299439
Title: Zuckerman Bound
Author: Roth, Philip
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
Publication Date: 1985
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: VG
D-j Condition: VG-

Comments: D-j chipped. Front board has some spots. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Faint stain on bottom edge.

Synopsis: Following the wild success of his novel, Carnovsky, Nathan Zuckerman has been catapulted into the literary limelight. As he ventures out onto the streets of Manhattan he finds himself accosted on all sides, the target of admonishers, advisers, would-be literary critics, and – worst of all – fans.

An incompetent celebrity, ill at ease with his newfound fame, and unsure of how to live up to his fictional creation’s notoriety, Zuckerman flounders his way through a high-profile affair, the disintegration of his family life, and fends off the attentions of his most tenacious fan yet, as the turbulent decade of the sixties draws to a close around him.

But beneath the uneasy glamour are the spectres of the recently murdered Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., and an unsettled Zuckerman feels himself watched…

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