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The human stain

Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young married janitor named Faunia Farley is exposed. But amid the controversy, Silk must struggle to keep his greatest secret, a secret he's held for the majority of his life, from becoming made public.

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  • ""It is 1998, the year in which America is whipped into a frenzy of prurience by the impeachment of a president, and in a small New England town, an aging classics professor, Coleman Silk, is forced to retire when his colleagues decree that he is a racist. The charge is a lie, but the real truth about Silk would have astonished his most virulent accuser."--English publisher."
  • "En 1998, au plus fort du scandale Clinton-Lewinski, le professeur de littérature Coleman Silk, 71 ans, quitte sa petite université de la Nouvelle-Angleterre après avoir été faussement accusé de racisme. Il demande alors à son voisin, l'écrivain Nathan Zuckerman, d'écrire une biographie qui le disculperait. Mais l'enseignant abandonne ce projet lorsqu'il s'engage dans une relation passionnée avec Faunia Farley, une concierge de 34 ans. Or, ces deux amants ont en commun un passé trouble. Ainsi, dans sa jeunesse, Silk a volontairement renié ses origines pour favoriser sa carrière. Tandis que Faunia, autrefois mariée à Lester, un ancien Marine brutal, a perdu ses enfants dans un accident tragique. Outré par leur liaison, Lester vient troubler plus d'une fois leur isolement."
  • "À la veille de la retraite, un professeur de lettres classiques, accusé d'avoir tenu des propos racistes envers ses étudiants, préfère démissionner plutôt que de livrer le secret qui pourrait l'innocenter. Tandis que l'affaire Lewinski défraie les chroniques bien-pensantes, Nathan Zuckerman ouvre le dossier de son voisin Coleman Silk et découvre derrière la vie très rangée de l'ancien doyen un passé inoui ..."
  • "Het leven van een bejaard universitair docent wordt door een onterechte beschuldiging van racisme verwoest, wat des te pijnlijker is omdat hijzelf altijd heeft gezwegen over het feit dat hij een neger is."
  • "Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young married janitor named Faunia Farley is exposed. But amid the controversy, Silk must struggle to keep his greatest secret, a secret he's held for the majority of his life, from becoming made public."@en
  • "Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young married janitor named Faunia Farley is exposed. But amid the controversy, Silk must struggle to keep his greatest secret, a secret he's held for the majority of his life, from becoming made public."

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  • "Belletristische Darstellung"
  • "Verhalend proza"
  • "Tekstuitgave"
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Vidéo"
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Psychological fiction"@en
  • "Psychological fiction"
  • "Americké romány"
  • "Powieść amerykańska"
  • "Roman américain"
  • "Powieść amerykańska"@pl
  • "Humorous fiction"@en
  • "Humorous fiction"
  • "American fiction"

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  • "הכתם האנושי"
  • "De menselijke smet : roman"
  • "The human stain"@en
  • "The human stain"
  • "The Human Stain"@en
  • "La marca de l'home"
  • "Li︠u︡dskoe kleĭmo"
  • "En menneskelig plet"@da
  • "La tache : roman"
  • "Der menschliche Makel Hörspiel"
  • "Ren xing de wu dian"
  • "The human stain [sound recording]"@en
  • "Ren xing de wu hui = The human stain"
  • "The human stain Book 3"@en
  • "Der menschliche Makel : Roman"
  • "Der menschliche Makel : [Roman]"
  • "人性的污秽 = The human stain"
  • "ha-Ketem ha-enoshi"
  • "Der menschliche Makel"
  • "Lidská skvrna"
  • "İnsan lekesi"@tr
  • "人性污點"
  • "La Marca de l'home"@ca
  • "Človeški madež"@sl
  • "A marca humana : Philip Roth ; tradução Paulo Henriques Britto"@pt
  • "Ren xing wu dian"
  • "人性的污秽"
  • "<&gt"@he
  • "La tache"
  • "Ihmisen tahra"@fi
  • "Der menschliche Makel Roman"
  • "Людское клеймо : роман"
  • "Ren xing dian"
  • "La mancha humana"
  • "La mancha humana"@es
  • "人性點"
  • "La macchia umana"@it
  • "La macchia umana"
  • "Ren xing de wu hui"
  • "Human Stain"
  • "Li︠u︡dskoe kleĭmo : roman"
  • "La Mancha humana"
  • "Ludzka skaza"@pl
  • "The Human stain"
  • "A Mancha humana"
  • "Людское клеймо"
  • "A mancha humana"
  • "THE HUMAN STAIN"@en
  • "To anthrōpino stigma"

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