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Our Gang (1971) [Novel]
by Philip Roth Rating: Weighted - 8.6 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

A satire about President 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.

Original title: Our Gang (Starring Tricky and His Friends)
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire

Edition #1: Our Gang

Our Gang (1971)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Disturbing, logical...and very funny.... In short, a masterpiece." The New York Times Book Review
  • "Perhaps the funniest and most complex exercise in sustained political satire since Animal Farm." Newsweek
  • "Outrageously hilarious." Saturday Review of Books
  • "Brilliant satire in the real Swift tradition." Anthony Burgess
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Our Gang (1971)

ISBN: 0375726845

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