Stern

Stern

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by Bruce Jay Friedman
     
 

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Grove Press continues the reissue of Bruce Jay Friedman's critically acclaimed fiction with two classic novels by the comedic genius. Friedman's first novel, Stern, tells the story of a young Jewish man who relocates his family from the city to the suburbs, where they are besieged by voracious caterpillars and a bigotry that ranges from the genteel snub to

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Grove Press continues the reissue of Bruce Jay Friedman's critically acclaimed fiction with two classic novels by the comedic genius. Friedman's first novel, Stern, tells the story of a young Jewish man who relocates his family from the city to the suburbs, where they are besieged by voracious caterpillars and a bigotry that ranges from the genteel snub to outright confrontation.

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Village Voice
This is cruel, sadistic stuff, and helplessly funny... One laughs because Stern is so relentlessly naive and also because he is so right, which brings pain. Stern is -black humor is- the retelling of Job. Only this Job gets an ulcer instead of a benediction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802137500
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,362,747
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.53(d)

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