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RIBALOW / AMERICAN JEWISH FICTION
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Benny Kramer in
Last Respects ,
in which his mother dies
at 83,
and in
Tiffany Street.
W ouk , H e rm an .
Marjorie Morningstar.
New York: Doubleday,
1955.
565 pp. $6.95. New York: Pocket Books, 1973. $1.50.
One of the early best-sellers on American-Jewish life, with the
heroine a middle-class Jewish girl who ends up as a suburban
housewife active in Hadassah. In the course of the tale, Wouk
offers his views of the Jewish community and its inhabitants.