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Call it Sleep by Henry Roth
Book DescriptionDavid Schearl arrives in New York in his mother's arms to begin his new life as an immigrant in the 'Golden Land'. David is hated by his father - an angry, violent man unable to find his niche in the New World - but is fiercely loved and protected by his Yiddish-speaking mother. An innovative, multi-lingual novel, Call It Sleep subtly interweaves the overwhelming love between a mother and son with the terrors and anxieties David experiences, as he seeks to find his own identity amidst the cultural disarray of early twentieth-century America.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780141188652
(198mm x 129mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Henry Roth
American Type, Paperback (August 2011)
"His early novel Call It Sleep was his Ulysses. His late work An American Type is his Grapes of Wrath."-Thane Rosenbaum, Los Angeles Times
Requiem for Harlem, Paperback (May 1999)View all books by Henry Roth
The internationally-acclaimed, definitive account of immigrant life in early-twentieth century New York.
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Author Biography - Henry Roth
Henry Roth (1906-1995) was born in the Austro-Hungarian province of Galitzia. He probably landed on Elis Island in 1909, and began his life in New York on the Lower East Side, in the slums where Call It Sleep is set. He is the author as well of Shifting Landscapes, a collection of essays, and the Mercy of a Rude Stream tetralogy. Alfred Kazin (1915-98), was an American critic. His first book, On Native Grounds (1942), is a critical study of American prose literature from Howells to Faulkner. Later essay collections include The Inmost Leaf (1955), Contemporaries (1962), Bright Book of Life (1973), An American Procession (1984), Writing Was Everything (1995), and God & the American Writer (1997).
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