The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N

The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N

by Leonard Q. Ross, Leo Calvin Rosten
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The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N by Leonard Q. Ross, Leo Calvin Rosten


The humorous adventures of Hyman Kaplan, the irrepressible student at the American Night Preparatory School for Adults, and his personal war with the English language. A classic work of american humor.

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ISBN-13: 9780156278119
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 03/20/1968
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 158
Sales rank: 680,033
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Leonard Q. Ross (1908-1997), born in Lodz, Poland, was the recipient of the Freedom Foundation award and the George Polk Memorial Award. He is best known for introducing American audiences to a wealth of Jewish lexical and cultural delights. A frequent contributor to Harper's and The New Yorker, he taught and lectured in political science at several universities.

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The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The problems of learning a new language! A group of recent immigrants in an introductory English class. Remember that this was written in the 1930's so the situations are a little different, but this will keep you in stitches. A great read for a dreary day!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was an excellent book. I highly recommend it to everyone, especially anyone who has ever wanted (or needed) a gentle reminder not to judge a book by its cover. Kaplan is a lovable character, and his perseverance is a fine example for us all.