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FABER/AMERICAN JEWISH NON-FICTION BOOKS
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u r p h y
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Fortas: the rise and ruin of a Supreme Court justice.
New York, William Morrow, 1988. 717 p.
N
a d e l l
, P
a m e l a
S.
Conservative Judaism in America; a biographical dic­
tionary and sourcebook.
Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1988. 409
P-
Includes 135 biographical entries on Conservative Judaism’s
leading figures, along with a brief history o f the movement and
its central institutions.
N
e w b y
, G
o r d o n
D
a r n e l l
.
History o f theJews o f Arabia; from ancient times
to their eclipse under Islam.
Columbia, SC, University o f South Car­
olina Press, 1988. 177 p.
Reconstructs Jewish life in Arabia before and during the time
o f Mohammed.
N
e w f ie l d
, J
a c k
and
B
a r r e t t
, W
a y n e
.
City fo r sale: Ed Koch and the
betrayal of New York.
New York, Harper, 1988. 466 p.
Describes corruption among the top leaders o f New York City’s
administration.
N
i s s e n
, H
a n s
J .
The early history of the Ancient Near East, 9000 -2000
B.C.E.
Tr. from the German by Elizabeth Lutzeier and Kenneth
E. Northcott. Chicago, University o f Chicago Press, 1988. 215 p.
Overview o f beginnings o f settled life in the region up to the
formation o f its earliest states.
N
u s s b a u m
, C
h a im
.
Chaplain on the river Kwai: the story of a prisoner of
war.
New York, Shapolsky, 1988. 302 p.
Author writes about his suffering and mistreatment as a prisoner
o f war o f the Japanese in World War II.
O
s m a n
, A
h m e d
.
Stranger in the valley of the kings: solving the mystery of
an ancient Egyptian mummy.
New York, Harper, 1988. 171 p.
Suggests that Yuya, vizier o f 18th dynasty King Tuthmosis IV,
is in fact the biblical Joseph.
P
a t a i
, R
a p h a e l
.
Apprentice in Budapest: memories o f a world that is no
more.
Salt Lake City, UT, University o f Utah Press, 1988. 526 p.
A psychologically oriented autobiography o f author’s first 22
years.
P
e n k o w e r
, M
o n t y
N
o a m
.
The Jews were expendable: free world diplomacy
and the Holocaust.
Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1988. 429
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First paperback edition o f work originally published by Univer­
sity o f Illinois Press in 1983.
P
r e s s e r
, J .
Ashes in the wind: the destruction of Dutch Jewry.
Tr. by Arnold
Pomerans. Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1988. 556 p.
P
r i t z
, R
a y
.
Nazarene Jewish Christianity: from the end of the New Testament
period until its disappearance in the fourth century.
Jerusalem, Magnes
Press/Leiden, Brill, 1988. 183 p.