“TO BE ALIVE, TO HIM, IS TO BE MADE OF MEMORY—TO HIM IF A MAN’S NOT MADE OF MEMORY, HE’S MADE OF NOTHING”: FIRST EDITION OF PHILIP ROTH'S PATRIMONY; SIGNED BY HIM

  • Patrimony: A True Story.

Patrimony: A True Story.

$150.00

Item Number: 2897

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

First edition of Roth’s memoir. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Philip Roth on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.

"A deeply resonant portrait of a father and son. . . . Roth has looked past all comfort and condolence to find the truth—about himself and his father; about death and the fear of it; and about the absolute vulnerability to which love condemns us all" (Chicago Tribune).

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