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More Stories from My Father's Court
By Isaac Bashevis Singer

More Stories from My Father's Court

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More Stories from My Father's Court by Isaac Bashevis Singer

Book Description

A delightful addition to the cherished autobiographical work of the Nobel LaureateA sequel to I. B. Singer's classic memoir "In My Father's Court," these stories, published serially in the Daily Forward, depict the beth din in his father's home on Krochmalna Street in Warsaw. A unique institution, the beth din was a combined court of law, synagogue, scholarly institution, and psychologist's office where people sought out the advice and counsel of a neighborhood rabbi.The twenty-seven stories gathered here show this world as it appeared to a young boy. From the earthy to the ethereal, these stories provide an intimate and powerful evocation of a bygone world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780374527983
ISBN-10: 0374527989
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 137mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl
Publisher: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Now back in print! The age-old story of Noah's Ark relayed by Singer, the 1978 Nobel Prize winner for literature, combined with Carle's iconic art makes this an instant classic. Full color.

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Author Biography - Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-91) was the author of many novels, stories, children's books, and memoirs. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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