The Seven Good Years: And Other Stories of I. L. Peretz by I. L. PeretzThe Seven Good Years: And Other Stories of I. L. Peretz by I. L. Peretz

The Seven Good Years: And Other Stories of I. L. Peretz

byI. L. PeretzTranslated byEsther Hautzig

Paperback | February 23, 2004

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Ten stories by a master of Yiddish literature, charmingly retold and illustrated. Readers of all ages will be charmed by Hautzig’s skillful and sensitive translations of I. L. Peretz’s tales from Eastern Europe. Peretz, considered one of the greatest writers of modern Yiddish literature, wrote of the magical quality of kindness and the bitter fruits of blind faith. The charming stories and evocative drawings make this collection a timeless treasure that will delight children and adults alike.
I. L. Peretz, 1859-1915, captured the essence of Eastern European Jewish life in his writings. Born in Poland in 1859, he eventually settled in Warsaw and became a leader of the movement within the Jewish community to establish and develop Yiddish as a modern, secular, literary language. His early work was written in Hebrew and most of...
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Title:The Seven Good Years: And Other Stories of I. L. PeretzFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.02 × 7 × 0.26 inPublished:February 23, 2004Publisher:The Jewish Publication SocietyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0827607717

ISBN - 13:9780827607712

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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"These captivating tales will introduce . . . readers to the magic of one of the fathers of Yiddish literature."—Village Voice
- Village Voice