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Enemies, a Love Story

by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Elizabeth Shub, Aliza Shevrin
     
 

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Almost before he knows it, Herman Broder, refugee and survivor of World War II, has three wives: Yadwiga, the Polish peasant who hid him from the Nazis; Masha , his beautiful and neurotic true love; and Tamara, his first wife, miraculously returned from the dead. Astonished by each new complication, and yet resigned to a life of evasion, Herman navigates a

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Almost before he knows it, Herman Broder, refugee and survivor of World War II, has three wives: Yadwiga, the Polish peasant who hid him from the Nazis; Masha , his beautiful and neurotic true love; and Tamara, his first wife, miraculously returned from the dead. Astonished by each new complication, and yet resigned to a life of evasion, Herman navigates a crowded, Yiddish New York with a sense of perpetually impending doom.

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“One is forever suspended between laughter and tears by this rich and marvelous novel.” —Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374515225
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
04/01/1988
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
249,457
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.79(d)
Lexile:
720L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-91) was the author of many novels, stories, children's book, and memoirs. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 14, 1904
Date of Death:
July 24, 1991
Place of Birth:
Radzymin, Poland
Place of Death:
Surfside, Florida
Education:
Attended Tachkemoni Rabbinical Seminary in Warsaw, Poland, 1920-27

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