By Philip Roth
Radio actor Iron Rinn (born Ira Ringold) is a giant Newark roughneck blighted by means of a brutal own mystery from which he's without end in flight. An idealistic Communist, a self-educated ditchdigger grew to become well known performer, a six-foot six-inch Abe Lincoln look-alike, he marries the nation's reigning radio actress and loved silent-film celebrity, the beautiful Eve body (born Chava Fromkin). Their marriage evolves from a glamorous, romantic idyll right into a dispiriting cleaning soap opera of tears and treachery. And with Eve's dramatic revelation to the gossip columnist Bryden provide of her husband's lifetime of "espionage" for the Soviet Union, the connection enlarges from deepest drama into nationwide scandal. Set within the center of the McCarthy period, the tale of Iron Rinn's denunciation and shame brings to harrowing lifestyles the human drama that was once vital to the nation's political tribulations at the hours of darkness years of betrayal, the blacklist, and naming names. I Married a Communist is an American tragedy as merely Philip Roth may write it.
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