In the Catskills: A Century of Jewish Experience in

In the Catskills: A Century of Jewish Experience in "The Mountains"

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In the Catskills: A Century of Jewish Experience in "The Mountains" by Phil Brown

Through fiction, memoir, music, and art, this book offers a glimpse of the Catskills experience over a century and assesses its continuing impact on American culture. The book features contributions from such writers as Isaac Bashevis Singer and Vivian Gornick; and original contributions from historians, sociologists, and scholars of American and Judaic studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231123617
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 04/14/2004
Pages: 367
Product dimensions: 6.92(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.91(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Phil Brown is a professor of sociology and environmental studies at Brown University. He is co-founder and President of the Catskills Institute (a historical preservation society) and author of Catskill Culture: A Mountain Rat's Memories of the Great Jewish Resort Area.

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