Author:Bukiet, Melvin Jules

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Stories of an Imaginary Childhood

By: Bukiet, Melvin Jules

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern Univ Press: 1991

Edition: No Edition indicated

Our Product Number: 601401

ISBN: 0810110067

Condition: Very Good in As New dust jacket


Black remainder dot on bottom of book. . 197 pages. In Stories of an Imaginary Childhood Melvin Jules Bukiet inscribes the world that might have been his own if not for the catastrophe that destroyed most of Jewish life in eastern Europe during the 1940s. Set before the Holocaust in the tiny Polish shtetl of Proszowice, each interconnected story follows the young protagonist through the pleasures and humiliations of childhood and the rites of manhood, as he fights against historical, social, and psychological forces that threaten to pull him down. Winner of the Edward Lewis Wallant Aw... View more info