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KLING / AMERICAN JEWISH FICTION BOOKS
G rade , Cha im .
T he Yeshiva, Vol. II.
Tr. by Curt Leviant, Indiana-
polis, New York, Bobbs-Merrill, 1977. 399 p.
The continuation of the stirring story of Tsemach Atlas, the
musar
student, who struggles agonizingly to find his place in the
world of East European Jewry.
H e lp r in , M ark .
Re finer’s fire, the life and adventures of Marshall
Pearl, a found ling .
New York, Knopf, 1977, 373 p.
Marshall Pearl, the hero, who is born on an illegal immigra-
tion ship bound for Palestine in 1947, struggles to understand
his heritage. He needs to be refined by the fires of Israel—conflict
and war—in order to find his true home.
H o w la n d , B e t t e .
B lue in Chicago.
New York, Harper and Row,
1978, 183 p.
The author relates her memoirs of growing up in a working
class Jewish family in Chicago.
K a lb , M a rv in
and
K op p e l , T ed .
In the nationa l interest.
New York,
Simon and Schuster, 1977. 371 p.
Thrilling story of an American Secretary of State and a star
reporter who must decide whether to publicize what he has
learned or to suppress his story in the national interest.
K an iuk , Y oram .
Rockinghorse.
Tr.
by
Richard Flantz. New York,
Harper and Row, 1977. 408 p.
The story of an Israeli painter living in New York but unhappy
there. He leaves his wife and child to return to Israel to seek
his identity.
K l in e , T e r r y .
Death knell.
New York, G. P. Putnam, 1977. 472 p.
A novel about a woman obsessed by the Holocaust, whose life
becomes intertwined with an Auschwitz survivor.
K lu g e r , R ich a rd .
M embers of the tribe.
New York, Doubleday, 1977,
471 p.
Story loosely based on the noted Leo Franks case in Georgia
in 1913. A Jew accused of the rape-murder of a young Christian
girl is defended by the lawyer, Seth Adler.
L ev in , M ey e r .
The harvest.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1978,
670 p.
The author continues the story of the Chaimovitch family whose
pioneering life in Israel was depicted in
T he Settlers.
Here the
youngest son studies in Chicago, marries an American Jewess and
returns to Jerusalem to play a leading role in the pre-State days.
P l a in , B e l v a .
Evergreen.
New York, Delacorte Press, 1978. 608 p.
The story of an immigrant from the Polish shtetl and how her