Fenced Learning

Fenced Learning


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~ Fenced Learning ~

Newark, New Jersey
Weequahic High School. Its most famous graduates are Roth and the character of Portnoy. In 1969 a New York Times reporter interviewed Roth’s English teachers. The consensus: “A quiet boy, intelligent but unimpressive, displaying no indication of a major author absorbing material for future fiction.”

Image and excerpt from A Journey Through Literary America | chapter on Philip Roth.
TREES AND THE MUSCLED MOUNTAINS :: National Steinbeck Center | Gabilan Gallery :: Exhibition Item #39

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