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The history of love

Krauss, Nicole.

New York : Norton, 2005.

252p.

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Leo Gursky, an aged Manhattan locksmith, once lived in Poland and wrote a Yiddish novel that was lost. Alma Singer, a 14-year-old Brooklynite, was named for a character in that novel. In this mystery and meditiation on love, loss, and Jewish experience, Zvi Litvinoff publishes Leo's book and brings Leo and Alma together.

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ISBN:

978-0-393-06034-8

Author:

Krauss, Nicole.

Title:

The history of love.

Publisher:

New York : Norton, 2005.

Physical:

252p.

Summary:

Leo Gursky, an aged Manhattan locksmith, once lived in Poland and wrote a Yiddish novel that was lost. Alma Singer, a 14-year-old Brooklynite, was named for a character in that novel. In this mystery and meditiation on love, loss, and Jewish experience, Zvi Litvinoff publishes Leo's book and brings Leo and Alma together.

Subject:

Authors--Fiction

Subject:

Immigration and emigration--Fiction

Subject:

Loss (psychology)--Fiction

Subject:

Books and reading--Fiction.

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