Fabulous Small Jews: Stories by Joseph Epstein PDF

By Joseph Epstein

ISBN-10: 0395944023

ISBN-13: 9780395944028

ISBN-10: 0618446583

ISBN-13: 9780618446582

Witty, “utterly compelling” brief tales approximately Jewish males of a undeniable age, by means of the New York Times–bestselling writer of Snobbery (San Francisco Chronicle booklet Review).

Set in Chicago and populated through characters starting from legal professionals and professors to scrap steel purchasers, this number of insightful and interesting brief fiction examines the crossroads and turning issues of lifestyles, and the problem of growing older and feeling all of sudden adrift in a extensively replaced world.
“Epstein’s narrators are typically difficult, hardworking, and solitary males who've survived poverty, the Holocaust, ruthless pageant, and most unlikely household occasions in basic terms to confront previous age and a jittery new international that to their pragmatic eyes turns out neurotic, flimsy, indulgent, and vacuous. but Epstein’s heroes—guys like salesman Moe Bernstein, dry-cleaner multi-millionaire Artie Glick, a bartender, a scamming ex-con, and some soulful academics—do no longer melancholy. they retain their humorousness, they take percentages, they open their hearts, and so they locate existence sweeter than ever ahead of. As wealthy in shrewdpermanent banter as in philosophic musings, Epstein’s humorous and clever tales rejoice independence, the interior lifestyles, generosity of spirit, and rolling with the punches.” —Booklist
“Epstein, regularly a sleek author, additionally occurs to own a stand-up comic’s present for punch lines.” —The big apple instances booklet Review

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