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Philip Roth

I Married A Communist

I Married A Communist

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Radio actor Iron Rinn (born Ira Ringold) is a big Newark roughneck blighted by a brutal personal secret from which he is perpetually in flight. An idealistic Communist ; an uneducated ditchdigger turned popular performer; a six-foot; six-inch Abe Lincoln lookalike; he emerges from serving in World War II passionately committed to making this world a better place and winds up instead blacklisted and unemployable; his life in ruins. On his way to his political catastrophe; he marries the nation's reigning radio actress and beloved silent film star; the exquisitely refined Eve Frame (born Chava Fromkin). Their marriage evolves from a glamorous; romantic idyll in a tasteful Manhattan townhouse to a dispiriting soap opera of tears and treachery. And; with Eve's dramatic revelation to the gossip columnist Clifford Grant of her husband's life of 'espionage' for the Soviet Union; the relationship enlarges from private drama into national scandal. Set in the heart of the McCarthy era; the story of Iron Rinn's denunciation and disgrace is narrated years later by his brother; Murray Ringold; whose former student; the adolescent Nathan Zuckerman; was the radio actor's adoring protege in t







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