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I Married a Communist

I Married a Communist
Author: Philip Roth
ISBN 13: 9780375707216
ISBN 10: 375707212
Edition: 1st Vintage International
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: 1999-11-02
Format: Paperback
Pages: 323
List Price: $15.95

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "American Pastoral" tells of the rise and fall of Ira Ringold, a big-time 1940s radio star, who is destroyed, as both a performer and a man, in the McCarthy witch hunts of the 1950s.

Michiko Kakutani

. . .[A] wildly uneven novel that feels both unfinished and overstuffed. . .veers unsteadily between sincerity and slapstickheartfelt melancholy and cavalier manipulation. . . .[the book] may masquerade as a parable about. . .the wages of McCarthyismbut it's actually a smallerless ambitious work. . . —The New York Times