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Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods (P.S.)
Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods (P.S.)
by Michael Wex
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Yiddish is everywhere. We hear words like nosh, schlep, and schmutz all the time, but how did these words come to pepper American English? In Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land, Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle trace the influence of Yiddish from... (read more)

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The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit: A Jewish Family's Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World (P.S.)
The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit: A Jewish Family's Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World (P.S.)
by Lucette Lagnado
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In vivid and graceful prose, Lucette Lagnado re-creates the majesty and cosmopolitan glamour of Cairo in the years between World War II and Gamal Abdel Nasser's rise to power. Her father, Leon, was a boulevardier who conducted business on the elegant... (read more)

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Choosing My Religion: Memoir of a Family Beyond Belief (06 Edition)
Choosing My Religion: Memoir of a Family Beyond Belief (06 Edition)
by Stephen J. Dubner
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Choosing My Religion is a luminous memoir, crafted with the eye of a journalist and the art of a novelist by New York Times Magazine writer and editor Stephen J. Dubner. By turns comic and heartbreaking, it tells the story of a family torn apart by... (read more)

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My Fathers' Houses: Memoir of a Family (P.S.)
My Fathers' Houses: Memoir of a Family (P.S.)
by Steven V. Roberts
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From Steven V. Roberts comes My Fathers' Houses, a memoir of growing up in Bayonne, New Jersey, an immigrant community in the shadow of the Statue if Liberty, and the story of how his father and his grandfather's dreams-and their own passion for writing... (read more)

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Just Say NU: Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do) (P.S.)
Just Say NU: Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do) (P.S.)
by Michael Wex
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In his New York Times bestseller, Born to Kvetch, author Michael Wex led readers on a hilariously edifying excursion through Yiddish culture and history. With Just Say Nu, he shows us how to use this remarkable language to spice up conversations, stories,... (read more)

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