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Description - Shlepping the Exile by Michael Wex

This hilarious novel is an inside portrait of orthodox, post-Holocaust Judaism in a place that it never expected to be. Its the story of Yoine Levkes, boy hasid of the Canadian Prairies, his refugee parents...confronted with dying people, an ailing culture, the perils of near orphanhood, the allures of Sabina Mandelbroit...too religious to be normal and too normal not to realize this...Humour, satire, irony...and more. Its all here in Michael Wexs first and only novel -- SHLEPPING THE EXILE which has also been published in German -- but, of course, by a Swiss publisher!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780889625426
ISBN-10: 0889625425
Format: Paperback
(220mm x mm x mm)
Pages: 260
Imprint: Mosaic Press
Publisher: Mosaic Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Michael Wex

Michael Wex has become a cult-figure in Europe, the Catskill Mountains and throughout North America with his monologues, stand up comedy performances, and his irreverant look at contemporary society. He launched his stand-up comedy act in a nightclub in K

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