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Shlepping The Exile

Shlepping The Exile

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by Michael Wex
     
 

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This hilarious novel is an inside portrait of orthodox, post-Holocaust Judaism in a place that it never expected to be. It's the story of Yoine Levkes, boy hasid of the Canadian Prairies, his refugee parents...confronted with dying people, and ailing culture, the perils of near orphanhood, the allures of Sabina Mandelbroit...too religious to be normal and too

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This hilarious novel is an inside portrait of orthodox, post-Holocaust Judaism in a place that it never expected to be. It's the story of Yoine Levkes, boy hasid of the Canadian Prairies, his refugee parents...confronted with dying people, and ailing culture, the perils of near orphanhood, the allures of Sabina Mandelbroit...too religious to be normal and too normal not to realize this...Humor, satire, irony...and more. It's all here in Michael Wex's first and only novel - Shlepping the Exile which has also been publishing in German - but, of course, by a Swiss publisher!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889625426
Publisher:
Mosaic Press NY
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.44(d)

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Michael Wex has become a cult-figure in Europe, the Catskill Mountains and throughout North America with his monologues, stand up comedy performances, and his irreverant look at contemporary society. He launched his stand-up comedy act in a nightclub in KarlMarxStadt - East Germany, of course!

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Shlepping The Exile 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Come in it may be