Roth tells a story about the summer of 1944 when a virulent polio epidemic struck his city. The hero is devastatingly thwarted when the boys he's coaching baseball begin dropping.
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The New York Review of Books
by Philip Roth.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
140 pp., $22.00
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In The Humbling's three fantastic acts, the reader is thrown into a dramatic maelstrom, which has but one Chekovian outcome and raises many novel questions.
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