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A Summer World: The Attempt to Build a Jewish Eden in the Catskills, from the Days of the Ghetto to the Rise and Decline of the Borscht Belt
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date March 1, 1992
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374271800
ISBN-10 0374271801
Dimensions 1 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.50 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $22.95
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Traces the rise and fall of the Catskill's 'Jewish Eden,' which after launching successful comedians was crushed by anti-semitism and false hopes
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The story of the attempt to build a Jewish Eden in the Catskills, from the days of the ghetto to the rise and decline of the great resorts.


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from Farrar Straus & Giroux (March 1, 1992); titled "A Summer World: The Attempt to Build a Jewish Eden in the Catskills, from the Days of the Ghetto to the Rise and Decline of the Borscht Belt"
9780374271800 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $22.95
About: Traces the rise and fall of the Catskill's 'Jewish Eden,' which after launching successful comedians was crushed by anti-semitism and false hopes
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Reprint edition from Faber & Faber (June 1, 1992)
9780571129379 | details & prices | List price $15.95
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