Paperback ñ Focus Epub º

Focus Epub º Written in 1945, Focus was Arthur Miller s first novel and one of the first books to directly confront American anti Semitism It remains as chilling and incisive today as it was at the time of its controversial debut As World War II draws to a close, anti Semitism is alive and well in Brooklyn, New York Here, Newman, an American of English descent, floats through a world of mu. Written in 1945, Focus was Arthur Miller s first novel and one of the first books to directly confront American anti Semitism It remains as chilling and incisive today as it was at the time of its controversial debut As World War II draws to a close, anti Semitism is alive and well in Brooklyn, New York Here, Newman, an American of English descent, floats through a world of multiethnic neighborhoods indifferent to the racism around him That is, until he begins wearing glasses that render him Jewish in the eyes of others, making him the target of anti Semitic persecution As he and his wife find friendship and support from a Jewish immigrant, Newman slowly begins to understand the racial hatreds that surround him A strong, sincere book bursting with indignation The New York Times Book Review