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Paperback, 470 pages
Published May 3rd 1977 by Signet (first published May 1st 1977)
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Ilana
Jan 04, 2014 Ilana rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Was interesting to read this first collection of Jewish-American stories, after reading the 1992-one, as I was able to notice the change of topics and shift of focus. Although not all the story are equal in terms of literary quality, there is a lot of valuable sociological and anthropological information.
Erika Dreifus
I bought a used copy of this book simply to read Howe's famous introduction. Hoping to write more about that sometime soon. Meantime, glad to have the anthology to pick through in due course. So many books! So little time! (So say we all!)
Ken
Jan 28, 2012 Ken rated it really liked it
Not all the stories in this volume were great, but there were enough great ones to go with 4 stars. Standouts were Heart of the Artichoke and The Magic Barrel.
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Irving Howe was an American literary and social critic and a prominent figure of the Democratic Socialists of America.
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