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The tenants of Moonbloom. New York, Harcourt,
Brace & World, 1963. 245 p.
Norman Moonbloom, defeated literary scholar, has accepted a job as
rent collector of four buildings owned by his brother. He has built a
shell of indifference for protection against the world but finds himself
when he comes in contact with these slum characters.
------- . The children at the gate. New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964.
184 p.
Theme of human guilt and responsibility in the encounter between a
young Catholic skeptic, Angelo DeMarco, and a Jewish orderly in a
New England hospital.
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The town beyond the wall. Trans, from French
by
Stephen
Becker. New York Atheneum, 1964. 179 p.
A former concentration camp prisoner visits his home behind the Iron
Curtain.
W ilson,
S. J . Hurray for me. New York, Crown,
1964. 320 p.
Five year old Bobby Hirshman discovers the facts of life and death
on a Brooklyn street in the slough of the depression.
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David of Jerusalem. Trans, from German by Elisabeth Abbott.
New York, Lippincott, 1963. 256 p.
Posthumous novel about Israel’s greatest king, David.