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People of Godlbozhits (Hardcover) (Leyb Rashkin)

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&p&First published in 1936, The People of Godlbozhits depicts the ordinary yet deeply complex life of a Jewish community, following the fortunes of one family and its many descendants. Set in a shtetl in Poland between the world wars, Rashkin’s satiric novel offers a vivid cross-section not only of the residents’ triumphs and struggles but also of their dense and complicated web of humanity.&br&With biting humor and acerbic wit, Rashkin portrays the stratified society—the petty bourgeoisie, artisans, and proletariat—observing the crookedness at every level. The novel’s brisk and oftentimes lively Yiddish prose and its colorful and irascible cast of characters give readers a Yiddish Yoknapatawpha in all its tragic absurdity.&/p&
Number of Pages: 471
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
Author: Leyb Rashkin
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2017
TCIN: 52999772
UPC: 9780815635529
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-8632
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