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Sholem Asch
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In the Beginning

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Published January 1st 1987 by Schocken (first published December 1966)
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Jul 17, 2012 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing
Stories of the Patriarchs, retold for children in folk tale style. The English translation by Caroline Cunningham is graceful and dignified; the illustrations are exquisite. I hope to read more of Asch's work.
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Sholem Asch born Szulim Asz (Yiddish: שלום אש), also written Shalom Asch (1 November, 1880, Kutno - July 10, 1957, London) was a Polish-born American Jewish novelist, dramatist, and essayist in the Yiddish language.

Asch was one of ten children of Moszek Asz (1825 Gabin-1905 Kutno), a cattle-dealer and innkeeper, and Frajda Malka, nee Widawska (1850 Łęczyca), and received a traditional Jewish educa
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