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Old country tales

Author: Sholem Aleichem; Curt Leviant
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1966] ©1966
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-six tales, dealing with people of the Old World who inhabited the Jewish Pale or Settlement in Old Russia.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916.
Old country tales [by] Sholom Aleichem. by Curt Leviant.
New York Putnam [1966]
(OCoLC)647460441
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sholem Aleichem; Curt Leviant
OCLC Number: 877327
Description: 319 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Tevye reads the Psalms --
Final pages from The song of songs --
Visiting with King Ahasuerus --
The holiday kiddush --
The flag --
Methuselah, a Jewish horse --
The great panic of the little people --
Gitl Purishkevitch --
A predestined disaster --
A white bird --
Sticks and stones may break my bones --
No luck! --
It doesn't pay to do favors --
The station at Baranovitch --
Two anti-semites --
Sixty-six --
Ritual fringes --
A job as easy as pie --
Back from the draft --
The first Passover night of the war --
Purim sweet-platters --
David, king of Israel --
The malicious matza --
One hundred and one --
Burnt out --
The village of Habne.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Sholom Aleichem ; selected and translated, with an introduction, by Curt Leviant.

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Twenty-six tales, dealing with people of the Old World who inhabited the Jewish Pale or Settlement in Old Russia.

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