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The Puttermesser papers

Author: Cynthia Ozick
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A rollicking extravaganza on Ruth Puttermesser, a woman lawyer who with the help of a genie becomes mayor of New York. Her real ambition, however, is to be a mother, but for that she has to wait until she is murdered and goes to heaven, where she meets the child's father. By the author of The Shawl.
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Picaresque literature
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ozick, Cynthia.
Puttermesser papers.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1997
(OCoLC)643925470
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Ozick
ISBN: 0679454764 9780679454762
OCLC Number: 35723548
Description: 235 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Puttermesser : her work history, her ancestry, her afterlife --
Puttermesser and Xanthippe --
Puttermesser paired --
Puttermesser and the Muscovite cousin --
Puttermesser in Paradise.
Responsibility: Cynthia Ozick.
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A rollicking extravaganza on Ruth Puttermesser, a woman lawyer who with the help of a genie becomes mayor of New York. Her real ambition, however, is to be a mother, but for that she has to wait until she is murdered and goes to heaven, where she meets the child's father. By the author of The Shawl.

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