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The Yiddish Policemen's Union - Michael Chabon
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007150939 (0007150938)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 411
Edition language: English
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YouKneeK rated it
3.0 Review: The Yiddish Policemen's Union
I liked and disliked different aspects of this book. This is a detective noir-type story, set in an alternate version of Alaska where most of the Jews were resettled after World War II and have built a Yiddish community. Despite the alternate history setting, this doesn’t have any science fiction ...
Tannat rated it
1.0 The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
I’ll admit that I more or less gave up on reading this book on page twenty-six, when I was completely overwhelmed by the prospect of sitting through hours and hours and almost four hundred more pages of what I had read so far. So I started skimming, reading a sentence or two in this paragraph, then ...
XOX rated it
4.0 Jewish police story by Michael Chabon
It is not great, but it is not bad. Only 20% in and we already got a feel on the Jewish department feel about their "reconstruction". 3 and a half stars working its way up. So far, 40% of the book is finished and yet we are not getting closer to the killer. We found out the victim was the so...
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5.0 The Yiddish Policemen's Union
in the mad, slipstream flow of words that this 'review' will consist of, one might suppose the only animating concept or ideology is that of volume above all. "quantity has its own quality," said, apocryphally, Mao, leading to such military humor as "how many Chinese hordes came over the ridgeline t...
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4.0 The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
"Nobody has that much weight," Landsman says. "Not even the Verbover rebbe." Berko ducks his head and gives his shoulders a half-shrug, as if he doesn't want to say anything more lest terrible forces be unleashed, scourges and plagues and holy tornadoes. "Just because you don't believe in miracl...
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