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Mr. Sammler's planet

Author: Saul Bellow; Stanley Crouch
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, [2004]
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through the eyes of an elderly Polish Jew, a comment on 20-century existence. A former journalist and survivor of a Nazi concentration camp, he lives in New York's upper west side, musing on the loss of tradition, roots, and ideals, and eyeing various family crises with curious but objective eyes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Bellow; Stanley Crouch
ISBN: 0142437832 9780142437834
OCLC Number: 54432916
Notes: Originally appeared in Atlantic monthly in a different form.
Originally published in the United States of America by The Viking Press, 1970.
Published with an introduction by Stanley Cro0uch in Penguin Books (U.S.A.) 1996.
Description: xxiv, 260 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Mister Sammler's planet
Responsibility: Saul Bellow ; introduction by Stanley Crouch.

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Through the eyes of an elderly Polish Jew, a comment on 20-century existence. A former journalist and survivor of a Nazi concentration camp, he lives in New York's upper west side, musing on the loss of tradition, roots, and ideals, and eyeing various family crises with curious but objective eyes.

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