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The Puttermesser papers

Author: Cynthia Ozick
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc., 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Vintage International editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Ruth Puttermesser lives in New York City. Her learning is monumental. Her love life is minimal (she prefers pouring through Plato to romping with married Morris Rappoport). And her fantasies have a disconcerting tendency to come true - with disastrous consequences for what we laughably call "reality."
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Genre/Form: Picaresque literature
Jewish fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ozick, Cynthia.
Puttermesser papers.
New York : Vintage International, 1998, ©1997
(OCoLC)894783969
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Ozick
ISBN: 0679777393 9780679777397
OCLC Number: 39756059
Notes: A novel.
Originally published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1997.
"National Book Award finalist"--Cover.
Awards: Short-listed for National Book Awards (Fiction) 1997
Short-listed for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 1999
Description: 235 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Cynthia Ozick.

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Ruth Puttermesser lives in New York City. Her learning is monumental. Her love life is minimal (she prefers pouring through Plato to romping with married Morris Rappoport). And her fantasies have a disconcerting tendency to come true - with disastrous consequences for what we laughably call "reality."

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