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M. N. K IEV ----AMERICAN JEWISH FICTION BOOKS
87
K
r e c h
, H
il d a
S
i d n e y
.
T o
wake in the morning. New York, Macmillan, 1954.
342 p.
Josie Colcord meets Link Frankel in her war position and through him
encounters the problem of anti-Semitism.
L
em p e l
, B
l a n c h e
.
Storm over Paris: a novel. New York, Philosophical Library,
1954. 321
p .
Anna, a young Polish Jewish immigrant in Paris, falls in love with a German
who later serves with the Nazi army.
L
e y
- P
is c a t o r
, M
a r ia
.
Lot’s wife. Indianapolis-New York, Bobbs-Merrill, 1954.
506 p.
A heroic novel of the wanderings of Abram and his nephew Lot.
M
a l v e r n
, G
la d y s
.
The foreigner. New York, Longmans, Green, 1954. 214 p.
Biblical story of Ruth who stood amidst the alien corn.
M
a n d
, E
w a l d
.
The unfaithful. Philadelphia, Muhlenberg, 1954. 292 p.
A novel based on the Biblical story of the prophet Hosea.
M
a r c u s
, D
a v id
. T
o
next year in Jerusalem. New York, St. Martin Press, 1954.
298 p.
A Jewish boy in the little town of Drumcoole, on the West coast of Ireland,
is moved to an awareness of the urgency of the Palestine problem, at the
same time as he is beset with his love for a Catholic girl.
M
e n d e l e
M
och er
S
e f a r im
,
pseud. (Abramowitz, Shalom Jacob). The nag.
Translated by Moishe Spiegel. Illustrated by Kurt Werth. New York,
Beechhurst, 1954. 223 p.
An allegorical tale of the adventures of Isrulik, an impoverished scholar,
and his wise and altogether unusual mare, in 19th century Europe.
M
o r g e n s t e r n
, S
om a
.
The third pillar. Translated by Ludwig Lewisohn. New
York, Farrar, 1955.
The slaughter of thousands of Jewish children by Hitler is the third pillar,
the pillar of blood. The slaughter is the payment for the Torah, the time of
atonement is over and redemption is at hand.
O
rm o n d e
, C
z e n i
.
Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. New York, Farrar, 1954.
412
p .
A long historical novel of what happened to King Solomon and Jerusalem
when the young and unwise Queen of Sheba joined forces with Solomon’s
half brother, Adonijah, to help him get David’s throne away from him.
R
u b i n s t e i n
,
S.
L
e o n a r d
.
The battle done. New York, Morrow, 1954. 244 p.
A study of Master Sergeant Ben Hoffman who is in charge of German
POW’s, many of them unconverted Nazis, and is over-anxious to forgive the
unspeakable wrongs he cannot forget.
S
eg a l
, A
l b e r t
.
Johannesburg Friday. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1954. 320
p .
The powerful story of the Leventhal family on one single day in their lives
in Johannesburg, South Africa, is told against the background of the terrible
effect of slavery on both master and slave.
S
h a n k m a n
, S
am
.
Moulding forces. New York, Philosophical Library, 1954.
183 p.
A Russian Jewish boy’s fortunes in the United States in the early years of
this century.
S
holom
A
le ic h em
,
pseud. (Rabinowitz, Shalom). The great fair: scenes from
my childhood. Translated by Tamara Kahana; with a drawing of the author
by Marc Chagall. New York, Noonday, 1955. 306 p.
An autobiographical novel written in 1906. The author tells of himself,
as a growing boy in a small town in Russia, in a series of interconnected tales
filled with the humor and pathos for which he was noted.
S
t e t t in
, A
lm a
.
Don’t ask too much of love. New York, Vantage, 1954. 225 p.
The suffering of a Jewish girl who finds herself denying her race because of
her love for her Gentile husband.
S
w a d o s
, H
a r v e y
.
Out went the candle. New York, Viking, 1955. 374 p.
Herman Felton, hard-working, Hitler-hating, is the central character. From
pre-war pickings in New York’s garment center he manages to build a mam-
moth wartime complex of corporations. In the course of the long story he
sees his career smashed by a Senate investigation committee.