I Married a Communist (The American Trilogy, Book 2) by Philip Roth

By Philip Roth

Radio actor Iron Rinn (born Ira Ringold) is a huge Newark roughneck blighted by means of a brutal own mystery from which he's ceaselessly in flight. An idealistic Communist, a self-educated ditchdigger became well known performer, a six-foot six-inch Abe Lincoln look-alike, he marries the nation's reigning radio actress and loved silent-film superstar, the beautiful Eve body (born Chava Fromkin). Their marriage evolves from a glamorous, romantic idyll right into a dispiriting cleaning soap opera of tears and treachery. And with Eve's dramatic revelation to the gossip columnist Bryden supply of her husband's lifetime of "espionage" for the Soviet Union, the connection enlarges from deepest drama into nationwide scandal. Set within the center of the McCarthy period, the tale of Iron Rinn's denunciation and shame brings to harrowing lifestyles the human drama that used to be primary to the nation's political tribulations at nighttime years of betrayal, the blacklist, and naming names. I Married a Communist is an American tragedy as in simple terms Philip Roth might write it.

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23, 1970 To M y D e a r F a m i l y a n d A l l O u r G o o d Friends at Greenacres Park, There’s so much going on and so many people I want to tell that I’m making Xerox copies of this letter. I just can’t believe that this is the last Christmas we will spend here! In fact, this is the very last week we will spend here—we are scheduled to move into our new home at 1508 Rosemary Street on Dec. 29th. Actually, our “new” house is old, having been built in the 1920s, but I just love it, with big square rooms and crown molding, a beautiful cherry wood banister going up to the second floor, and three fireplaces with fancy mantelpieces.

I guess that’s about all, except I should add that Mrs. Pickett—still going strong at 100—got a birthday card from Lyndon Johnson. May God bless each and every one of you this Christmas Season, Birdie 40 2. Letters from M ary This page intentionally left blank The Christmas Letters Dec. 26, 1967 Dear Family, My apologies for mimeographing this letter to stick in your card, but please consider it a very personal Merry Christmas anyway, from me and Sandy and andrew bird copeland who is six months old at this time, almost completely bald but the cutest baby in the whole world according to his proud parents mr.

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