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Journey to My Father, Isaac Bashevis Singer

Israel Zamir

ISBN 10: 1559703539 / ISBN 13: 9781559703536
Published by Arcade Publishing, 1996
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1996 - Paperback - Used - Good - - - Shows some shelf-wear. May contain old price stickers or their residue, inscriptions or dedications from previous owners in first few pages and remainder marks. -. Bookseller Inventory # SE-06-3-0171

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Title: Journey to My Father, Isaac Bashevis Singer

Publisher: Arcade Publishing

Publication Date: 1996

Book Condition:Good

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When Isaac Bashevis Singer emigrated from Poland to America in 1935, he left behind his wife and five-year-old son, Israel, with the promise to send for them as soon as he got settled. He never did. Mother and child moved first to the USSR and ultimately to Israel, where Zamir grew up on a kibbutz. In 1995, twenty years after their separation, Zamir came to New York to meet his father. Singer's strengths and failings, his methods of working, his passion for the Yiddish language, his lust for words, for women, and for life, all come to new light in Zamir's candid and touching account. Journey to My Father, Isaac Bashevis Singer is a personal and moving portrait of one of this century's major writers. It is also an honest exploration of the often charged and complex relationship between father and son, and son and father.

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Israel Zamir is the only son of classic American writer, Isaac Bashevis Singer.He is a writer and journalist and has translated most of his father's works into Hebrew. The father of four children, he lives in Israel with his wife, Aviva.

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