The Penitent

The Penitent

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by Isaac Bashevis Singer
     
 

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The Penitent tells the story of Jospeh Shapiro, his rapid climb to prosperity, his quick plunge into promiscuity, and his subsequent flight to Israel in order to find salvation.

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Overview

The Penitent tells the story of Jospeh Shapiro, his rapid climb to prosperity, his quick plunge into promiscuity, and his subsequent flight to Israel in order to find salvation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374230647
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
09/01/1983
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–91) was the author of many novels, stories, and children's books. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 14, 1904
Date of Death:
July 24, 1991
Place of Birth:
Radzymin, Poland
Place of Death:
Surfside, Florida
Education:
Attended Tachkemoni Rabbinical Seminary in Warsaw, Poland, 1920-27

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