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The magic barrel.

Author: Bernard Malamud
Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy [1958]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is Bernard Malamud's first book of short stories. The stories are set in New York and in Italy (where Malamud's alter ego, the struggling New York Jewish Painter Arthur Fidelman, roams amid the ruins of old Europe in search of his artistic patrimony) they tell of egg candlers and shoemakers, matchmakers, and rabbis, in a voice that blends vigorous urban realism, Yiddish idiom, and a dash of artistic magic.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Malamud
OCLC Number: 289279
Notes: Short stories.
"First printing."
Awards: National Book Award for Fiction, 1959.
Description: 214 pages 22 cm
Contents: The first seven years --
The mourners --
The girl of my dreams --
Angel Levine --
Behold the key --
Take pity --
The prison --
The lady of the lake --
A summer's reading --
The bill --
The last Mohican --
The loan --
The magic barrel.

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This is Bernard Malamud's first book of short stories. The stories are set in New York and in Italy (where Malamud's alter ego, the struggling New York Jewish Painter Arthur Fidelman, roams amid the ruins of old Europe in search of his artistic patrimony) they tell of egg candlers and shoemakers, matchmakers, and rabbis, in a voice that blends vigorous urban realism, Yiddish idiom, and a dash of artistic magic.

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