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A Book That Was Lost

By: Agnon, S. Y.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17834


An Uncorrected Proof in light tan wrappers. A small tear to the bottom of the front cover, and light edgewear. A posthumous collection of short stories by Nobelist Agnon, considered to be a giant of modern Hebrew literature. Includes many pieces that appeared in English for the first time, complete with an autobiographical framework and an introduction for all 25 stories. View more info

Tzili: The Story of a Life

By: Appelfeld, Aharon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1982

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19180


A small tear to the head of the spine, and light rubbing to the back panel. Tzili, abandoned by her family in the face of the approaching Nazis, manages to survive, find love, and begin a new life after the war in Palestine. By the author of Badenheim 1939. View more info

Katerina

By: Appelfeld, Aharon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19184


A review copy with publisher's slip laid in. The story of a Polish housekeeper who works for a succession of Jewish families in the years before WW II. View more info

The Retreat

By: Appelfeld, Aharon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1984

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19188


A review copy with publisher's slip laid in. A tiny closed tear to the bottom of the front flap. Translated by Dalya Bilu. View more info

Too Many Men

By: Brett, Lily

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2001

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16657


Signed "Lily Brett, 2001" on the title page. Top corners bumped. The story of Ruth Rothwax, a successful New York businesswoman who decides to take her 80-year-old father, Edek, back to his native Poland to revisit the scenes of his childhood and the camps where he spent the desperate wartime years. The Australian author's first U.S. publication.; Signed by Author View more info

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After (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Bukiet, Melvin Jules

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10949


Signed by Bukiet on the title page. The author draws on stories of his own family's survival of the death camps for this satirical novel of the Holocaust's aftermath. A signed Advance Reading Copy in glossy wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

Stories of an Imaginary Childhood

By: Bukiet, Melvin Jules

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11701


Signed by Bukiet. A review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards, and slight wear to the top of the page edges. Creasing to the rear flap. A collection of interconnected stories that could have been about the author's childhood if not for the catastrophe that destroyed most of Jewish life in eastern Europe during the 1940s. ; Signed by Author View more info

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While the Messiah Tarries (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Bukiet, Melvin Jules

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18050


Signed by Bukiet on the title page. A small mark to the free endpaper, and a crease to the head of the spine. A short story collection that explores the foibles and predicaments of Jews in America. A signed Uncorrected Proof in pale blue wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

Nothing Makes You Free: Writings by Descendants of Jewish Holocaust Survivors

By: Bukiet, Melvin Jules

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20179


Briefly inscribed by Bukiet on the title page, and signed by Joseph Skibell at his contribution. A collection of fiction and nonfiction that draws on accounts of the Holocaust the writers received from family members who experienced it. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Grandmothers' Club

By: Cheuse, Alan

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Peregrine Smith Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9059


Signed by Cheuse on the title page. A bump to the top corner. This is Minnie Bloch's story, as told in her twilight years over coffee in a shopping mall or during supper served in her apartment to her friends Mrs. Pinsker and Mrs. Stellberg.; Signed by Author View more info

Radiance

By: Clayton, John J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Ohio State University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19672


An Uncorrected Proof in yellow wrappers. A short story collection focusing on American Jews trying to lead more spiritual lives. View more info

The Trial and Death of Jesus

By: Cohn, Haim

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1971

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19022


Heavy offsetting to the rear endpapers and rear flap. Publisher's price of $12.50 on the front flap. View more info

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Miriam's Kitchen: A Memoir

By: Ehrlich, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20893


An Uncorrected Proof in pale wrappers. The author writes about her journey from ambivalent Jew to a woman who observes tradition and teaches her children about their ethnic heritage. View more info

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Mrs. Ted Bliss (includes Uncorrected Proof)

By: Elkin, Stanley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22393


Copy number 728 of 1500 copies numbered and signed by Elkin. Rubbing to the red cloth, and issued without a dust jacket. Elkin's last novel, about a Jewish widow's waning years in a Miami condo. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. An Uncorrected Proof (not signed) in white printed covers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

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For the Relief of Unbearable Urges (Includes Advance Reading Copy)

By: Englander, Nathan

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15285


Signed by Englander on the title page. The first book by the author of The Ministry of Special Cases, a short story collection based on Jewish themes. Winner of the PEN/Malamud Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the American Academy of Arts & Letters Sue Kaufman Prize. An unsigned Advance Reading Copy is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Successor

By: Epstein, Seymour

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13321


Two small chips to the head of the spine, and very slight rubbing. A sharp copy. An ambitious young man in the New York cosmetic business tries to force his employer out of the firm. View more info

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Anna in Chains

By: Gerber, Merrill Joan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Syracuse, New York, Syracuse University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8846


Signed by Gerber on the title page. A slight wrinkle to the head of the spine. This volume comprises selections from Merrill Joan Gerber's Chattering Man, plus three new, previously unpublished pieces.; Library of Modern Jewish Literature; Signed by Author View more info

Honeymoon

By: Gerber, Merrill Joan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13310


Signed by Gerber on the title page. Very slight sunning to the spine. A short story collection, many of which focus on a Jewish family. ; Signed by Author View more info

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An Antique Man

By: Gerber, Merrill Joan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15718


Signed by Gerber on the title page. A review copy with publisher's slip laid in. A lovely copy of the author's first novel, about a close-knit Jewish family in Los Angeles. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Paradise Park (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Goodman, Allegra

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10221


Signed by Goodman on the title page. A comic novel about a woman who runs through every religious tradition imaginable in search of spiritual enlightenment. A signed Advance Reading Copy in pictorial wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info