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While the Messiah tarries : stories

Author: Melvin Jules Bukiet
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Nine Jewish tales. In The Devil and the Dutchman, a rabbi matches wits with the devil, The Big Metzia is on con men from post-perestroika Moscow, and Himmler's Chickens is on a German refugee hawking a home movie of Heinrich Himmler. By the author of Sandman's Dust.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bukiet, Melvin Jules.
While the Messiah tarries.
New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., ©1995
(OCoLC)606979222
Online version:
Bukiet, Melvin Jules.
While the Messiah tarries.
New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., ©1995
(OCoLC)624310039
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Jules Bukiet
ISBN: 0151000832 9780151000838
OCLC Number: 31240477
Description: vii, 197 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Gematria --
Landsmanshaft --
The big metzia --
The golden calf and the red heiffer --
The Devil and the Dutchman --
Old words for new --
Postscript for a dead language --
Himmler's chickens --
The Library of Moloch.
Responsibility: Melvin Jules Bukiet.

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Nine Jewish tales. In The Devil and the Dutchman, a rabbi matches wits with the devil, The Big Metzia is on con men from post-perestroika Moscow, and Himmler's Chickens is on a German refugee hawking a home movie of Heinrich Himmler. By the author of Sandman's Dust.

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