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A book that was lost : thirty-five stories

Author: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Alan L Mintz; Anne Golomb Hoffman
Publisher: New Milford, CT : The Toby Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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Twenty-two stories by a Jewish writer. The story, The Sign, is on his vanished Polish village, Between Two Towns is on the complacency of German Jews prior to the holocaust, and Hill of Sand is on his early years in Palestine.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Named Person: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Alan L Mintz; Anne Golomb Hoffman
ISBN: 9781592642540 1592642543
OCLC Number: 231586117
Notes: "Including all stories from Twenty-one stories."
"Originally published as A book that was lost & other stories, ©1995 by Schocken Books"--Title page verso.
Translated from the Hebrew.
Description: vii, 588 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Signature Story : Agunot --
Tales of Childhood : The kerchief --
Two pairs --
The Artist in the Land of Israel: Hill of sand --
Knots upon knots --
A book that was lost --
On one stone --
The sense of smell --
From lodging to lodging --
The Ancestral World : The tale of the scribe --
That Tzaddik's etrog --
Fables of righteousness, or The vinegar maker --
The lady and the peddler --
Tears --
Buczacz: The Epic Life of One Town : Buczacz --
The tale of the menorah --
Pisces --
Stories of Germany : The doctor's divorce --
On the road --
Between two towns --
The Search for Meaning : To the doctor --
A whole loaf --
At the outset of the day --
The sign.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: S.Y. Agnon ; edited with introductions by Alan Mintz & Anne Golomb Hoffman ; preface by Jonathan Rosen ; additional stories edited by Nahum N. Glatzer.

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Twenty-two stories by a Jewish writer. The story, The Sign, is on his vanished Polish village, Between Two Towns is on the complacency of German Jews prior to the holocaust, and Hill of Sand is on his early years in Palestine.

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