The Penitent

The Penitent

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Overview

The Penitent tells the story of Jospeh Shapiro, his rapid climb to prosperity, his quick plunge into promiscuity, and his subsequent flight to Israel in order to find salvation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780374531539
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 11/26/2007
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 818,210
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(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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