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Nineteen to the dozen

monologues and bits and bobs of other things

by Sholem Aleichem

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-177).

StatementSholem Aleichem ; translated by Ted Gorelick ; edited by Ken Frieden.
SeriesJudaic traditions in literature, music, and art
ContributionsGorelick, Ted., Frieden, Ken, 1955-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ5129.R2 M613 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 177 p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL683246M
ISBN 100815604777
LC Control Number97029985

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Collaborating with Dan Miron, he edited Tales of Mendele the Book Peddler, later reprinted by Random House. Collaborating with Ted Gorelick, he edited a new English translation of Sholem Aleichem's monologues, published as Nineteen to the Dozen. Books in Brief. Fiction and Poetry Stripping Away the Sorrows From This World By JESÚS GARDEA Blues for Hannah By TIM FARRINGTON Nineteen to the Dozen By SHOLEM ALEICHEM Good Fences By ERIKA ELLIS The Fire Gospels By MIKE MAGNUSON Highway Trade By JOHN DOMINI. Nonfiction Closing By CATHY N. DAVIDSON Gentleman Junkie By .

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