As Good as Gold (Paperback)
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Short Description for As Good as Gold Hailed as "one of the important books of our generation" by the "Chicago Sun-Times", this hilarious story of middle-aged English professor Dr. Bruce Gold and his encounter with White House politics takes readers into the heart of the Jewish experience in contemporary America.
- Published: 24 November 1997
- Format: Paperback 447 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780684839745 ISBN 10: 0684839741
- Sales rank: 282,620
Full description for As Good as Gold
Bruce Gold, a middle-aged, Jewish professor of English literature, finds himself on the brink of a golden career in politics -- and not a moment too soon, as Gold yearns for an opportunity to transform a less-than-picture-perfect life: His children think little of him, his intimidating father endlessly bullies him, and his wife is so oblivious that she doesn't even notice he's left her. As funny as it is sad, "Good as Gold" is a story of children grown up, parents grown old, and friends and lovers grown apart -- a story that is inimitably Heller.