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A day of pleasure : stories of a boy growing up in Warsaw

Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Roman Vishniac
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nineteen autobiographical stories about the author's childhood in Poland from 1908 to 1918.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Short stories
Biography
Named Person: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Isaac Bashevis Singer
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Roman Vishniac
OCLC Number: 59403
Description: 227 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Who I am --
The trip from Radzymin to Warsaw --
A day of pleasure --
Why the geese shrieked --
Reb Asher the dairyman --
To the wild cows --
The washwoman --
I become a collector --
The strong ones --
Reb Itchele and Shprintza --
The mysteries of the Cabala --
The satin coat --
A boy philosopher --
The shot at Sarajevo --
Hunger --
The journey --
Bilgoray --
The new winds --
Shosha.
Responsibility: Isaac Bashevis Singer ; with photographs by Roman Vishniac.

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Nineteen autobiographical stories about the author's childhood in Poland from 1908 to 1918.

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