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The adventures of Menahem-Mendl

Author: Sholem Aleichem
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this Yiddish classic, a luftmentsh (innocent optimist) shlimazl from the shtetl of Kasrilevka tries to succeed in business (he should live so long) in the big-city world of Yehupetz (also known as Kiev). Told in the form of letters exchanged with his dear wife and modest helpmeet Sheine, with vitriolic postscript commentary from his shviger mother-in-law (feh!).
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916.
Adventures of Menahem-Mendl.
New York, Putnam [1969]
(OCoLC)706013214
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sholem Aleichem
OCLC Number: 4853
Notes: Translation of Menaḥem-Mendl.
Description: 222 pages 22 cm
Other Titles: Menaḥem-Mendl.
Responsibility: [by] Sholom Aleichem. Translated from the Yiddish by Tamara Kahana.

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In this Yiddish classic, a luftmentsh (innocent optimist) shlimazl from the shtetl of Kasrilevka tries to succeed in business (he should live so long) in the big-city world of Yehupetz (also known as Kiev). Told in the form of letters exchanged with his dear wife and modest helpmeet Sheine, with vitriolic postscript commentary from his shviger mother-in-law (feh!).

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