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For the relief of unbearable urges

Author: Nathan Englander
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Stories on being Jewish set in various parts of the world. In the title story, a sex-starved husband in New York is authorized by his rabbi to visit a prostitute, In This Way We Are Wise is on the nonchalant attitude of the inhabitants of Jerusalem to terrorism, while Reb Kringle is on a Jew who works as Santa Claus in a department store.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Englander, Nathan.
For the relief of unbearable urges.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 1999
(OCoLC)606321507
Online version:
Englander, Nathan.
For the relief of unbearable urges.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 1999
(OCoLC)607124110
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Englander
ISBN: 0375404929 9780375404924 0375704434 9780375704437
OCLC Number: 39756396
Description: 205 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The twenty-seventh man --
The tumblers --
Reunion --
The wig --
The gilgul of Park Avenue --
Reb Kringle --
The last one way --
For the relief of unbearable urges --
In this way we are wise.
Responsibility: Nathan Englander.
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Stories on being Jewish set in various parts of the world. In the title story, a sex-starved husband in New York is authorized by his rabbi to visit a prostitute, In This Way We Are Wise is on the nonchalant attitude of the inhabitants of Jerusalem to terrorism, while Reb Kringle is on a Jew who works as Santa Claus in a department store.

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