9781565124295

Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of A Man Who Rescued A Million Yiddish Books

ISBN 10: 1565124294 / 1-56512-429-4
ISBN 13: 9781565124295
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Publication Date: 2004
Binding: Hardcover
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Describes how the author, alarmed by the rapid disappearance of Yiddish culture and literature, put out a worldwide appeal for unwanted Yiddish works, a campaign that led to the rescue of more than 1.5 million volumes.


 

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Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books (ISBN: 1565124294 / 1-56512-429-4)
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Book Description: Algonquin Books, Chapel Hill, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 318pp. The story of the 23-year-old college student who set out to rescue the world's abandoned Yiddish books, which were being discarded and destroyed with the passing of older generations of Yiddish speakers, and eventual creaion of the National Yiddish Book Center. New in new dust jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006239

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Book Description: Algonquin Books, NC, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. This is a New and Unread copy of the first edition (likely 2nd printing). Book. Bookseller Inventory # 037194

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Outwitting History The Amazing Adventures of A Man Who Rescued A Million Yiddish Books (ISBN: 1565124294 / 1-56512-429-4)
Lansky, Aaron
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Book Description: Algonquin Books, Chapel Hill N. C., 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. New book in crisp DJ; 1.3 x 9 x 6.1 Inches; 328 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 24895

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Outwitting History;the Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books (ISBN: 9781565124295)
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Book Description: Algonquin Books, Chapel Hill, 2004. Fine+++. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Ed. Signed by author Fascinating story of the salvaging of Yiddish books as a passionate adventure. (also 1 signed paperback available). Signed by the Author. Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # 000901

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