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R o s t e n , L eo
C
alv in
(Leonard
Q .
Ross, pseud .). The return of Hyman
Kaplan. New York, Harper,
1959. 192
p.
A return of Mr. Kaplan and his colleagues of the beginners’ grade
of the American Night Preparatory School for Adults, twenty years
after the first visit with
The Educat ion of Hyman Kaplan.
S
a m u e l
, E
d w in
H. A coat of many colours. New York, Abelard-Schuman,
1960. 256 p.
Stories about Jews in England, Israel, South Africa, Denmark,
France and the United States.
S
h o lom
A
l e ig h em
(Sholom Rabinowitz). Stories and satires. Trans-
lated from the Yiddish by Curt Leviant. New York, Yoseloff, 1959.
381 p.
Nineteen short stories and a playlet never before translated into
English, published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the
author’s birth. The stories chronicle a variety of contrasting attitudes
and social relationships.
S
p ig e l g a s s
, L
eo n a r d
.
A majority of one. New York. Random, 1959.
142 p.
Story of a Jewish matron who accompanies her daughter and son-
in-law to his new government post in Japan.
S
t e r n
, K
a r l
.
Through dooms of love. New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy,
1960. 433 p.
Leonard Radbert, former millionaire owner of Bohemian glass-
works, and his daughter Marianne escape to the United States from
Czechoslovakia via Holland in 1939.
S
t ilm a n
, A
br am
.
Healer of all flesh; a novel. New York, Whittier, 1959.
331 p.
David Shanan escapes from Tsarist Russia and comes to the United
States where he realizes his lifelong ambition to become a noted
surgeon.
T
o r r e s
, T
e r e s k a
.
The golden cage. Translated by Meyer Levin. New
York, Dial, 1959. 217 p.
The golden cage is the village of Figueira near Lisbon, Portugal,
where in the summer of 1940 the first DPs are gathering. Here is
unfolded the events in the lives of three refugee families: the Nord-
mans from Warsaw, the Fribourgs from Brussels and the Lelongs
from Lyons.
W
e s t
, M
orr is
L. The devil’s advocate. New York, Morrow, 1959. 319
p .
A theological novel about a catholic cleric. One of the chief
characters of the book is Aldo Meyer, a liberal Jewish doctor, who has
come to a little Italian village from Hitler’s Germany.