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Four years after the Chmielnicki massacres of the seventeenth century, Jacob, a slave and cowherd in a Polish village high in the mountains, falls in love with Wanda, his master's daughter. Even after he is ransomed, he finds he can't live without her, and the two escape together to a distant Jewish community. Racked by his consciousness of sin in taking a Gentile wife and by the difficulties of concealing her identity, Jacob nonetheless stands firm as the violence of the era threatens to destroy the ill-fated couple.

About the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-91) was the author of many novels, stories, children's book, and memoirs. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374265809
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Subject:
Literary
Author:
Singer, Isaac Bashevis
Author:
Hemley, Cecil
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
magical realism
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19881001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.4 x 1.1 in

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