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My First Love Affair and Other Stories
     

My First Love Affair and Other Stories

by Sholom Aleichem, Arthur Zaidenberg (Illustrator), Curt Leviant (Translator)
 

Twenty selections include humorous, touching tales about life in the shtetl that abound in accurate, affectionate characterizations and richly atmospheric details. Lovingly translated from the Yiddish with all the warmth and spirit of the originals, the stories include, among others, "Progress in Kasrilevke," "Summer Romances," "Birth," "There's No Dead,"

Overview

Twenty selections include humorous, touching tales about life in the shtetl that abound in accurate, affectionate characterizations and richly atmospheric details. Lovingly translated from the Yiddish with all the warmth and spirit of the originals, the stories include, among others, "Progress in Kasrilevke," "Summer Romances," "Birth," "There's No Dead," "Someone to Envy," "Three Widows," "Homesick," "On America," "A Home Away from Home," "To the Hot Springs," the title story, and "Agents," a one-act play.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486420509
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
05/08/2002
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.34(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich (1859–1916), better known as Sholom Aleichem, fled the Russian pogroms and eventually settled in the United States. His tales of life in his native country inspired the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof.

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