Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories

ISBN-10: 0805210695

ISBN-13: 9780805210699

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sholem Aleichem

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Of all the characters in modern Jewish fiction, the most beloved is Tevye, the compassionate, irrepressible, Bible-quoting dairyman from Anatevka, who has been immortalized in the writings of Sholem Aleichem and in acclaimed and award-winning theatrical and film adaptations. And no Yiddish writer was more beloved than Tevye’s creator, Sholem Rabinovich (1859–1916), the “Jewish Mark Twain,” who wrote under the pen name of Sholem Aleichem. Beautifully translated by Hillel Halkin, here is Sholem Aleichem’s heartwarming and poignant account of Tevye and his daughters, together with the “Railroad Stories,” twenty-one tales that examine human nature and modernity as they are perceived by men and women riding the trains from shtetl to shtetl.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Sholom Aleichem (Hebrew greeting meaning "Peace be unto you!") was born near Pereyaslav, Ukraine, and settled in the United States two years before his death. The most popular and beloved of all Yiddish writers, he wrote with humor and tenderness about the Yiddish-speaking Jews of Eastern Europe and won the title "the Jewish Mark Twain". One of his creations, Tevye the Dairyman, has become world famous, thanks to the highly successful Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof, which is based on Sholom Aleichem's Tevye stories. Although he also wrote plays and novels, it is for his short stories and his humorous monologues that Sholom Aleichem is best remembered.

Tevye the Dairyman Tevye Strikes
It Rich Tevye blows a Small Fortune Today's
Children Hodl Chava Shprintze
Tevye Leaves for the Land of Israel
The Railroad Stories To the Reader Competitors
The Happiest Man in All Kodny Baranovich
Station Eighteen from Pereshchepena
The Man from Beunos Aires Elul
The Slowpoke Express
The Miracle of Hoshana Rabbah
The Wedding that Came without Its Band
The Tallis Koton A Game of Sixty-Six High School
The Automatic Exemption It Doesn't Pay to Be Good Burned Out Hard Luck Fated for Misfortune
Go Climb a Tree If You Don't Like It The Tenth Man Third Class
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