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Titel: Other people's lives
Verlag: distributed by Random House, Knopf
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: 1st Edition
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Inhaltsangabe: These vibrant short stories are about the lives of Jewish families in New York in the mid-twentieth century. But, in Kaplans vision, everyday life, with its complexity, disorder, and comic subtleties can never obscure a deeper reality. Her sharp-eyed, quirky children and adults are haunted by history, both individual and collective. About this book, Cynthia Ozick said, Johanna Kaplans first book of stories blissfully renews character as fictions chief adventure. Other Peoples Lives is the source of every intelligent joy, and restores to reading its old flavor of visits busy with crisis, comedy, wisdom, dreaming, irony, redemption."Other Peoples Lives won the Jewish Book Award, and the Ernest Hemingway-PEN Prize in 1976.
Über den Autor: Johanna Kaplan, born in New York City, studied at New York University and Columbia University. Her work has appeared in Commentary and Harpers Magazine. She has received grants for her writing from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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