Roth, Philip. The plot against America, a novel.

Author:Rosenzweig, Sue
Position::Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

ROTH, Philip. The plot against America, a novel. Random House, Vintage International. 391p. c2004. 1-4000-7949-7. $14.95. SA *

To quote the review of the audiobook in KLIATT, March 2005: Roth goes back to 1940 and creates a chillingly believable novel based on Roosevelt's failure to win a third term; instead, Charles Lindbergh, a known isolationist and anti-Semite, is elected president. Roth describes the events that lead up to Lindbergh's election and the first years of his presidency. Through the young Philip, the reader is transported to life as it was...

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