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Passions and other stories

Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [1975] ©1975
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These are wonderful [Yiddish] stories with vivid characterizations, lush imagery, and plots rich with emotion and imagination. My favorite is Passions: a meditation on how man becomes obsessed with something--to the extent of transforming one's life--anything can become a passion. --David Oberlander at Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Isaac Bashevis Singer
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Bashevis Singer
ISBN: 0374229937 9780374229931 0374529116 9780374529116
OCLC Number: 1528404
Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Hanka --
Old love --
Errors --
The admirer --
Sabbath in Portugal --
The yearning heifer --
The witch --
Sam Palka and David Vishkover --
A tutor in the village --
The new year party --
A tale of two sisters --
A pair --
The fatalist --
Two markets --
The gravedigger --
The sorcerer --
Moishele --
Three encounters --
The adventure --
Passions.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Isaac Bashevis Singer.

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These are wonderful [Yiddish] stories with vivid characterizations, lush imagery, and plots rich with emotion and imagination. My favorite is Passions: a meditation on how man becomes obsessed with something--to the extent of transforming one's life--anything can become a passion. --David Oberlander at Amazon.com.

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