The Plot Against America

Paperback, 391 pages

English language

Published Sept. 30, 2005 by Vintage International.

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In an astonishing feat of narrative invention, our most ambitious novelist imagines an alternate version of American history. In 1940 Charles A. Lindbergh, heroic aviator and rabid isolationist, is elected President. Shortly thereafter, he negotiates a cordial "understanding" with Adolf Hitler, while the new government embarks on a program of folksy anti-Semitism.

For one boy growing up in Newark, Lindbergh's election is the first in a series of ruptures that threatens to destroy his small, safe corner of America - and with it, his mother, his father, and his older brother. (back cover)

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  • Lindbergh, Charles A. -- 1902-1974 -- Fiction
  • Presidents -- United States -- Fiction
  • Presidents -- Election -- Fiction
  • Jews -- United States -- Fiction
  • Jewish families -- Fiction
  • Antisemitism -- Fiction
  • Newark (N.Y.) -- Fiction