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An ambitious, outrageous and often brutally honest novel.

Set in Chicago in the fifties, rich with characters and magnificently detailed, LETTING GO chronicles an era when men and women were still constrained by the dictates of custom, community and family.


One of the country's finest, most forcefully intelligent and serious contemporary writers

The New York Times

There's no doubting how good a writer Roth is


A rare pleasure to read


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  • EBook


    June 1, 2011

    Vintage Digital

    640 pages

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  • Paperback


    December 3, 2007


    640 pages

    RRP $19.99

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