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Meshugah by  Isaac Bashevis Singer - First American Edition - 1994 - from Bookmarc's and Biblio.com

Meshugah

by Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York, New York, USA: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1994. CB2 - An as new, tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with gold lettering on the spine. The dust jacket is in very good+ condition with very minor overall shelf wear in the form of very, very light rubbing. This is the story of Holocaust survivors in New York in the early 1950s and their narrator. He is a magazine writer who finds himself in love with a young woman simultaneously in love with another, older man and Holocaust survivor. The story has bizarre twists and turns and unusual characters reflecting the author's skill as a storyteller. Translated by the author and Nili Wachtel. This book was originally published serially in 1981-83. The author is a winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. By the author of "The Certificate," "A Crown of Feathers," "A Day of Pleasure," "The Family Moskat," "A Friend of Kafka and Other Stories," "Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories," "The Golem," "Image and Other Stories," "In My Father's Court," "The King of the Fields," "The Penitent," "Satan in Goray," "Shosha," and "The Slave." 232p. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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