Stock Image

Small Change (The Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry)

Yehudit Hendel

3 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1584652799 / ISBN 13: 9781584652793
Published by Brandeis, 2002
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Books Express (Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 14, 2015 Seller Rating 4-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 79.17 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 1584652799

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Small Change (The Tauber Institute Series ...

Publisher: Brandeis

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: Trans. from the Hebrew.

About this title

Synopsis:

In this delicately structured and psychologically rigorous short story collection, Yehudit Hendel maps out a shadow land between life and death, the mundane and the fantastic. These eight stories, which should be read as a cycle, offer variations on the themes of loneliness, family ties, obsession, and regret in contemporary Israel. In “The Letter That Came in Time,” the setting is the shivah for an anthropologist. Through a series of tension-filled conversations among the deceased’s family and colleagues, Hendel subtly reveals the complexity of numerous relationships. “Low, Close to the Floor,” concerns a man―twice married and now dying―wracked with the pain of deciding by which wife he should be buried. “My Friend B’s Feast” depicts the final supper of a woman dying of cancer. The title story, “Small Change,” is a truly horrifying look into the paranoid mind of an Israeli woman and her troubled relationship with her father. Hendel’s close attention to detail, the spareness of her writing, and her utter lack of sentimentality create a fantastic world of emotions which seem heightened and supressed at the same time. Small Change offers a compelling introduction to one of modern Israel’s finest women writers.

From the Publisher:

6 x 9 trim.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Buy with confidence. Excellent customer service. 30 day return policy.

Books Express LLC
318 US Route 1, STE 2
Kittery ME 03904


Shipping Terms:

Standard and expedited shipping options include shipping and handling costs. Default shipping is by USPS Media Mail and frequently USPS Priority Mail or UPS Ground is used. Books should arrive within 10-14 business days for expedited shipping, and 20-30 business days for standard shipping. Standard shipping can on occasion take up to 30 days for delivery.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer Direct Debit (Personally Authorized Payment)