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Operation Shylock

Operation Shylock

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Written by Philip RothAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Philip Roth

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: March 15, 1994
  • Price: $16.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-75029-1 (0-679-75029-0)
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Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award

In Operation Shylock, Philip Roth meets a man who may or may not be Philip Roth. Because someone with that name has been touring Israel, promoting a bizarre reverse exodus of the Jews. Roth is intent on stopping him, even if that means impersonating his own impersonator. With suspense, philosophical speculation, and a cast of characters that includes Israeli intelligence agents, Palestinian exiles, and an enticing charter member of an organization called Anti-Semites Anonymous, Operation Shylock barrels across the frontier between fact and fiction, history and nightmare.