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Mottke, the thief

Author: Sholem Asch
Publisher: Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press [1970, ©1935]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Translated from the Yiddish Mottke Ganef, this is a realistic novel about a Jewish village in Poland and the underworld of Warsaw in the early 20th century.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sholem Asch
ISBN: 0837129532 9780837129532
OCLC Number: 71117
Notes: Translation of Moṭḳe ganev.
Description: 314 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Book I. How his father came to marry his mother --
How Mottke the thief came into the world --
Mottke refuses his rag dummy --
Mottke gets his teeth --
Mottke goes to school --
Mottke makes a friend --
Mottke learns a handicraft --
The first punishment --
Mottke chooses a profession --
The king of the dogs --
Blind pearl --
A Jewish pawnshop --
Stop thief! Stop thief! --
In the lock-up --
Mottke sticks up for his mother --
First spring-time --
Mottke takes revenge. Book II. "Hell" --
Mottke saves himself from hell --
The tumblers --
Mottke becomes an artist --
Mottke becomes a world-renowned Spanish champion --
Starlight --
The Imperial Hotel --
Mottke comes into money --
Where is your pass? --
Mottke makes war on the world --
Judgment on Mottke --
Mottke leaves the tumblers --
Mottke becomes Kanarik. Book III. The old town --
The herr director --
Nobody has a soft time --
The tiger is tamed --
The king is robed --
Mottke makes up his mind to marry --
Mottke writes to his mother --
Mottke fights against himself --
Mottke sells out --
Mottke becomes an honest man --
Mottke becomes engaged --
Mottke confesses --
The engagement broken --
Mottke finds a guardian angel --
Why, Chanele?
Other Titles: Moṭḳe ganev.
Responsibility: by Sholem Asch ; translated by Willa and Edwin Muir.

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