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Scum By Isaac Bashevis Singer

Scum
by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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It is 1906. The death of his 17-year-old son has disrupted the life of Max Barabander in Buenos Aires, sending him back to his roots in Warsaw. Having attained wealth and respectability after a youth of poverty and a prison stretch, Max revisits scenes of the past in the thieves' quarter.
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Scum by Isaac Bashevis Singer

It is 1906. The death of his 17-year-old son has disrupted the life of Max Barabander in Buenos Aires, sending him back to his roots in Warsaw. Having attained wealth and respectability after a youth of poverty and a prison stretch, Max revisits scenes of the past in the thieves' quarter.

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About Isaac Bashevis Singer


Isaac Bashevis Singer was born in Poland in 1904. He trained as a rabbi but became a journalist for the Yiddish press before leaving for the United States in 1935 to work for the Jewish Daily Forward. Singer wrote novels, short stories and books for children, including The Family Moskat, The Magician of Lublin, The Manor, Shosha, The Penitent and Enemies: A Love Story. Widely acknowledged as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth centruy, in 1978 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He died in July 1991.

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GOR003642319
Scum by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
1991-10-10
220
0224032003
9780224032001
N/A
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