The Family Moskat

The Family Moskat

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Overview

The vanished way of life of Eastern European Jews in the early part of the twentieth century is the subject of this extraordinary novel. All the strata of this complex society were populated by powerfully individual personalities, and the whole community pulsated with life and vitality. The affairs of the patriarchal Meshulam Moskat and the unworldly Asa Heshel Bannet provide the center of the book, but its real focus is the civilization that was destroyed forever in the gas chambers of the Second World War.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780374530648
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 04/03/2007
Series: FSG Classics Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 464,254
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.72(d)

About the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–91) was the author of many novels, stories, and children's books. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

Date of Birth:

July 14, 1904

Date of Death:

July 24, 1991

Place of Birth:

Radzymin, Poland

Place of Death:

Surfside, Florida

Education:

Attended Tachkemoni Rabbinical Seminary in Warsaw, Poland, 1920-27

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