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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories

By: Aleichem, Sholem

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SCHOCKEN BOOKS INC: 4/29/2013

Seller ID: 9780805210699

ISBN: 0805210695

Condition: USED


Of all the characters in modern Jewish fiction, the most beloved is Tevye, the compassionate, irrepressible, Bible-quoting dairyman from Anatevka, who has been immortalized in the writings of Sholem Aleichem and in acclaimed and award-winning theatrical and film adaptations. And no Yiddish writer was more beloved than Tevye's creator, Sholem Rabinovich (1859-1916), the "Jewish Mark Twain, " who wrote under the pen name of Sholem Aleichem. Beautifully translated by Hillel Halkin, here is Sholem Aleichem's heartwarming and poignant account of Tevye and his daughters, together with the "Railr... View more info

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Tevye the Dairyman and Motl the Cantor's Son (Penguin Classics)

By: Aleichem, Sholem

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143105602

ISBN: 0143105604

Condition: USED


For the 150th anniversary of the birth of the "Jewish Mark Twain,"a new translation of his most famous works "Tevye the Dairyman and Motl the Cantor's Son" are the most celebrated characters in all of Jewish fiction. Tevye is the lovable, Bible-quoting father of seven daughters, a modern Job whose wisdom, humor, and resilience inspired the lead character in "Fiddler on the Roof." And Motl is the spirited and mischievous nine-year-old boy who accompanies his family on a journey from their Russian shtetl to New York, and whose comical, poignant, and clear-eyed observations capture with r... View more info