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Songs for the Butcher's Daughter

Songs for the Butcher's Daughter( )
Author: Manseau, Peter
ISBN:978-1-4165-3871-4
Publication Date:Jun 2009
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

In this acclaimed fiction debut, "a rich, often ironic homage to Yiddish culture and language" (Publishers Weekly), Peter Manseau weaves 100 years of Jewish history, the sad fate of an ancient language, and a love story shaped by destiny into a truly great American novel. In a five-story walkup in Baltimore, nonagenarian Itsik Malpesh--the last Yiddish poet in America--spends his days lamenting the death of his language and dreaming of having his memoirs and...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Jewish
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:0.805 Pounds



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