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A M E R I C A N J E W I S H F I C T I O N B O O K S
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A g n o n ,
S. Y. Two tales. New York, Schocken, 1966. 252 p.
“Betrothed” and “Eda and Enam,” two short stories, by the Israeli
Nobel Prize winner, well-translated from the Hebrew by Walter Lever.
B a r o n , A l e x a n d e r .
Strip Jack naked. New York, Yoseloff, 1967. 190 p.
Harry Boas, the Jewish “heel” and “hero” of
Th e L ow life ,
is back
in another story, in which he falls in love with an American girl half
his age.
B e r m a n t , C h a im .
Ben preserve us. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston,
1967. 173 p.
Ben Bindle decides to become a rabbi and finally gets a post in
a small Scottish town, where he has the usual— and some uncommon
— rabbinical problems.
B o g n e r , N o r m a n .
Seventh avenue. New York, Coward-McCann, 1967.
443 p.
Another novel about Jews in the garment industry, this time, how-
ever, with sex playing a greater role than garment production.
C h a r y n , J e r o m e .
The man who grew younger. New York, Harper, 1966.
193 P•A collection of short stories, mainly about eccentric Jews in the
Bronx and the East Side.
C o h e n , A r t h u r A .
The carpenter years. New York, New American
Library, 1967. 151 p.
A thoughtful and philosophical novel about a Jew who passes as
a Christian—and the problems he faces.
D a v i d s o n , L i o n e l .
The menorah men. New York, Harper & Row, 1966.
277 p.
An adventure story involving a search for an ancient menorah
described in the Bible. The scene is Israel and archeology is blended
into the tale.
F a u s t , I r w i n .
The steagle. New York, Random, 1966. 247 p.
The author of
R oar L ion Roar
now offers his first novel, whose
hero is Harold Weissburg, a restless English professor who tires of
his “normal” life and seeks fulfillment in fantasies, j’ourneys and
adventures.
G l a n v i l l e , B r i a n .
A second home. New York, Delacorte Press, 1966.
320 p.
This novel focuses on a Jewish actress in England, seeking identity
and satisfaction through love affairs and a theatrical career.
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