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How to Spell Chanukah 18 Writers on 8 Nights of Lights

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ISBN-10: 156512538X

ISBN-13: 9781565125384

Edition: 2007

Authors: Emily Franklin

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What a holiday. No pestilence, no slavery, no locusts, no cattle disease or atonement. synagogue, no guilt, no mortar, and no real lesson to be absorbed and passed down to my Jewish offspring. "Thank God," writes Joshua Braff, one of eighteen Jewish writers- Adam Langer, Tova Mirvis, Steve Almond, Peter Orner, and others-who extol, excoriate, and expand our understanding of this most merry of Jewish holidays and offer up nervy, irreverent, and, yes, even nostalgic takes on a holiday that has a special place in Jewish heartsnbsp; . . . and stomachs. There are profound questions: "Chanukah unearths a debate that's been going on for centuries. Yes, I'm talking about potato latkes: grated or…    
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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date: 11/2/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 255
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836

Emily Franklin is the author of Liner Notes and a story collection, The Girls' Almanac. She is also the author or coauthor of over a dozen young adult books including The Half-Life of Planets (nominated for YALSA's Best Book of the Year) and Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom (named to the 2013 Rainbow List). A former chef, she wrote the cookbook-memoir Too Many Cooks: Kitchen Adventures with 1 Mom, 4 Kids, and 102 Recipes to chronicle a year in the life of new foods, family meals, and heartache around the table. Her fiction and essays have appeared in the Boston Globe, Monkeybicycle, the Mississippi Review, Post Road Magazine,…    

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The Blue Team
Creature Comfies
Week at a Glance
Chanukah Your Hearts Out!
The Guinea Pig
The Only Dreidel in Idaho
Rock of Ages
Traditions Break
Oak Street, 1981
Dolls of the World
Chanukah Glutton
My Peaceful and Glorious Brothers
Oh, Lord. Oh, Lourdes. Alors!
My Father's Menorah
An Israeli Chanukah
The Light, the Sword, and the Nintendo DS
Eight Nights