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Philip Roth

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Goodbye, Columbus Summary

The novella "Goodbye, Columbus" was first published in Roth's 1959 collection, Goodbye, Columbus, and Five Short Stories, which won the National Book Award. Other stories in the collection include "The Conversion of the Jews," "Epstein," "Defender of the Faith," "You Can't Tell a Man by the Song He Sings," and "Eli, the Fanatic." "Goodbye, Columbus" was adapted to the screen in the 1969 movie by the same title, produced by Paramount, directed by Larry Peerce...

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