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The Brothers Ashkenazi - Israel Joshua Singer
The Brothers Ashkenazi
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Behind the success of Max and Jacob lies the nearly uncontrollable momentum of capitalist production, the mobility of several generations of Polish Jews rising from anonymity to power, and the newly organzied workers battling for survival.
Behind the success of Max and Jacob lies the nearly uncontrollable momentum of capitalist production, the mobility of several generations of Polish Jews rising from anonymity to power, and the newly organzied workers battling for survival.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781590514023 (1590514025)
Publisher: Other Press
Pages no: 427
Edition language: English
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Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
5.0 I.J. Singer's masterpiece
This was not an easy read for me. I really don't like immersing myself in stories about man's inhumanity towards man but I stuck with it because I decided that I really needed to hear this particular story to the very end. It is a very depressing story. It was written in 1937, just as the Nazis were...
The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it
5.0 Israel Joshua Singer - The Brothers Ashkenazi
There once was a writer I ranked among the best ones I've ever read. That author bore the surname of Singer and won a Nobel Prize in Literature back in 1978. Even though he was born in Poland and spent most of his life in the US, Isaac Bashevis Singer wrote in Yiddish, his mother tongue. He died ...
jbradway
jbradway rated it
5.0 The Brothers Ashkenazi (Twentieth-Century Classics)
This is an excellent companion to the World War One readings I've been doing for the past several weeks, a subject pretty unknown to me.The Brothers Ashkenazi follows the lives of twin brothers in Lodz, Poland from the latter 1800's to just past the first world war. Max, the striver and schemer, wor...
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