Goldkorn Tales

Goldkorn Tales

by Leslie Epstein, Frederick Busch
     
 

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Epstein first introduced Leib Goldkorn in "The Steinway Quintet," a novella which received the American Academy of Arts and Letters' award for Distinguished Achievement in Literature. In this volume, Goldkorn—Holocaust survivor, flautist, and pianist—is back in an expanded account of the original novella along with two other long tales that continue his

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Epstein first introduced Leib Goldkorn in "The Steinway Quintet," a novella which received the American Academy of Arts and Letters' award for Distinguished Achievement in Literature. In this volume, Goldkorn—Holocaust survivor, flautist, and pianist—is back in an expanded account of the original novella along with two other long tales that continue his richly comic spiral of misadventures that are at once comedies of manners and serious accounts of culture colliding with casual violence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870744358
Publisher:
Southern Methodist University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Series:
Leib Goldkorn Series
Edition description:
1ST SOUTHE
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


LESLIE EPSTEIN is the author of seven books of fiction. His second novel, King of the Jews, has become a classic of Holocaust literature. Born in Los Angeles to a family of screenwriters, he attended Yale, UCLA, and, as Rhodes Scholar, Oxford University. For many years he has directed the Creative Writing Program at Boston University. He and his wife live in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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