The Seven Good Years: And Other Stories of I. L. Peretz

The Seven Good Years: And Other Stories of I. L. Peretz

by Isaac Loeb Peretz, Deborah Kogan Ray
     
 

Ten stories by a master of Yiddish literature, charmingly retold and illustrated. Readers of all ages will be charmed by Hautzig’s skillful and sensitive translations of I. L. Peretz’s tales from Eastern Europe. Peretz, considered one of the greatest writers of modern Yiddish literature, wrote of the magical quality of kindness and the bitter fruits of… See more details below

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Ten stories by a master of Yiddish literature, charmingly retold and illustrated. Readers of all ages will be charmed by Hautzig’s skillful and sensitive translations of I. L. Peretz’s tales from Eastern Europe. Peretz, considered one of the greatest writers of modern Yiddish literature, wrote of the magical quality of kindness and the bitter fruits of blind faith. The charming stories and evocative drawings make this collection a timeless treasure that will delight children and adults alike.

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Village Voice

"These captivating tales will introduce . . . readers to the magic of one of the fathers of Yiddish literature."—Village Voice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827607712
Publisher:
Jewish Publication Society
Publication date:
02/23/2004
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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