ISBN-10:
0299205444
ISBN-13:
9780299205447
Pub. Date:
11/15/2004
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
The Manor and the Estate

The Manor and the Estate

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Overview

The Manor and The Estate—combined in this one-volume edition—bold tales of Polish Jews in the latter half of the nineteenth century, a time of rapid industrial growth and radical social change that enabled the Jewish community to move from the ghetto to prominent positions within Polish society.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299205447
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 11/15/2004
Series: Library Of World Fiction Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 830
Sales rank: 575,321
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991) is the author of Satan in Goray, Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories, and numerous novels and collections of stories. Born in Poland, he moved to the United States in the 1930s and worked for years for The Jewish Daily Forward. His oeuvre has been translated into dozens of languages and adapted for radio, film, and theater. He also wrote profusely for children.

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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