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The Brothers Ashkenazi: A Modern Classic

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A new edition of the literary classic that the Wall Street Journal recently called "a Yiddish novel with a Tolstoyan sweep"

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Overview

A new edition of the literary classic that the Wall Street Journal recently called "a Yiddish novel with a Tolstoyan sweep"

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441763938
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/19/2010
  • Format: MP3 on CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Pages: 1
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

ISRAEL JOSHUA SINGER (1893–1944), the brother of Nobel Prize-winner Isaac Bashevis Singer, was born in Bilgoraj, Poland, the son of a rabbi. He contributed to Yiddish newspapers in Warsaw and Kiev, where his short story, "Pearls," was published, which brought him immediate recognition. In 1921 he was hired as a correspondent for the Jewish Daily Forward. In 1927 he wrote his first novel, Steel and Iron, which was followed five years later by Yoshe Kalb. He came to the United States in 1934, and within two years The Brothers Ashkenazi was published, a work that was not only an instant success but was also destined to become a classic in its time.

STEFAN RUDNICKI, a Grammy-winning audiobook producer, has narrated more than one hundred audiobooks. A recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, he was awarded the coveted Audie® Award for solo narration in both 2005 and 2007 and was named as one of AudioFile's Best Voices of the Year in 2008.

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