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Product Description: Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesIn 1656, Amsterdam’s Jewish community excommunicated Baruch Spinoza, and, at the age of twenty–three, he became the most famous heretic in Judaism. He was already germinating a secularist challenge to religion that would be as radical as it was original...read more

Hardcover:

9780805242096 | Schocken Books, May 9, 2006, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A portrait of the renegade seventeenth-century Jewish philosopher examines the events of his life, his heretical writings and his excommunication by Amsterdam's Jewish community, and the cultural and religious context and influence of his ideas.

Paperback:

9780805211597 | Schocken Books, August 11, 2009, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesIn 1656, Amsterdam’s Jewish community excommunicated Baruch Spinoza, and, at the age of twenty–three, he became the most famous heretic in Judaism.

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Product Description: This book will help any High School Junior or Senior applying to colleges. It gives the student step-by-step instructions on how to research and choose schools, manage the activities on their resume, apply to college, and decide on the right school once they are accepted.

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9781438922614 | Authorhouse, November 30, 2008, cover price $16.49 | About this edition: This book will help any High School Junior or Senior applying to colleges.

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A portrait of the eminent twentieth-century mathematician discusses his groundbreaking theorem of incompleteness, contributions within the famous Vienna circle, relationships with such contemporaries as Albert Einstein, and untimely death as a result of mental instability and self-starvation. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780393051698 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: 'An introduction to the life and thought of Kurt Gèodel, who transformed our conception of math forever'--Provided by publisher.

Paperback:

9780393327601 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2006), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the eminent twentieth-century mathematician discusses his theorem of incompleteness, relationships with such contemporaries as Albert Einstein, and untimely death as a result of mental instability and self-starvation.

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Product Description: If you like the fiction of Henry James, the psychology of his brother William, and have a taste for Gothic mysteries you will enjoy The Dark Sister. The novel is a curious mixture of the Victorian repressiveness about sex, intricate stories within stories, and Jewish humor...read more

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9780670835560 | Viking Pr, July 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: When an eccentric writer moves from New York City to New England to concentrate on writing a novel in the style of Henry James, the drama she plays out with her younger narcissistic sister mirrors the drama unfolding in her work

Paperback:

9780299199944 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: If you like the fiction of Henry James, the psychology of his brother William, and have a taste for Gothic mysteries you will enjoy The Dark Sister.
9780140172478 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, March 1, 1993), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Hedda, a writer of angry feminist novels, has fled New York City to write in solitude in an old house on the coast of Maine.

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Product Description: Mazel means luck in Yiddish, and luck is the guiding force in this magical and mesmerizing novel that spans three generations. Sasha Saunders is the daughter of a Polish rabbi who abandons the shtetl and wins renown as a Yiddish actress in Warsaw and New York...read more

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9780670856480 | Viking Pr, October 1, 1995, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Explores the intermingling of chance and determinism in the lives of Sasha Saunders, a Polish-born avant-garde actress, her daughter Chloe, and pregnant granddaughter Phoebe, in a novel that expands upon the author's short story 'Strange Attractors'

Paperback:

9780299181246 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, August 9, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Mazel means luck in Yiddish, and luck is the guiding force in this magical and mesmerizing novel that spans three generations.
9780140239058 | Penguin USA, September 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A novel of three generations of Jewish women begins with Sasha, the matriarch, who has learned of Mazel, the great confounder of order and predictability, from her experiences in pre-war Warsaw and her current life in New York, as she passes this knowledge onto her daughter and granddaughter.

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Product Description: With Properties of Light, the award-winning author of The Mind-Body Problem gives us "one of the magnificent performances in contemporary fiction, a fusion of the imagination and intellect . . . achingly beautiful, moving, and intriguing on every page" (Charles Johnson)...read more

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9780618154593 | Mariner Books, November 14, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: With Properties of Light, the award-winning author of The Mind-Body Problem gives us "one of the magnificent performances in contemporary fiction, a fusion of the imagination and intellect .

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An inspiring, thought-provoking, and often humorous anthology of Hanukkah stories written by renowned Jewish writers and read by a cast including Joel Grey and Lainie Kazan.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574534597 | Unabridged edition (Audio Literature, November 1, 2001), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Presents an anthology of Hanukkah stories written by renowned Jewish authors.

The obsessions, betrayals, and passions of three physicists threaten their work to unlock some of the deepest mysteries of quantum mechanices, including the nature of light itself.

Hardcover:

9780395986592 | Houghton Mifflin, August 1, 2000, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The obsessions, betrayals, and passions of three physicists threaten their work to unlock some of the deepest mysteries of quantum mechanices, including the nature of light itself.

Miscellaneous:

9780547561622 | Houghton Mifflin, August 29, 2000, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: A National Jewish Honor Book composed of seven short stories from the author of The Mind-Body Problem.   A mathematician studies the geometry of soap bubbles and responds to the rapture of infatuation by reciting Shakespeare in Yiddish...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780670846405 | Viking Pr, March 1, 1993, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The hidden order that lies at the heart of life's apparent chaos shapes seven stories that explore the intertwining of heart, soul, and intellect and journey through the mysterious maze of consciousness and love

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9780140172461 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, February 1, 1994), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A National Jewish Honor Book composed of seven short stories from the author of The Mind-Body Problem.

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Product Description: The hilarious underground bestseller about one woman’s pursuit of carnal pleasure—and the philosophy that gets in the way. When Renee Feuer goes to college, one of the first lessons she tries to learn is how to liberate herself from the restrictions of her Orthodox Jewish background...read more

Hardcover:

9780394524740 | Random House Inc, September 1, 1983, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: During her college years, Renee Feuer, the product of a strict Orthodox Jewish household, works at liberating herself from the prohibitions of her upbringing, seeking freedom of the body and mind, and eventually marries Noah Himmel, a mathematical genius

Paperback:

9780140172454 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, March 1, 1993), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The hilarious underground bestseller about one woman’s pursuit of carnal pleasure—and the philosophy that gets in the way.

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Product Description: The Late Summer Passion of a Woman of Mind (Vintage Contemporaries)

Hardcover:

9780374184063 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 1, 1989, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Brand new condition hardcover book in its also brand new condition decorative dustjacket.

Paperback:

9780679728238 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, April 1, 1990), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The Late Summer Passion of a Woman of Mind (Vintage Contemporaries)

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Renee Feuer Himmel falls in love with and marries a brilliant mathematician, only to learn he is only attracted to her physically, not emotionally

Paperback:

9780440356516 | Laurel Leaf, March 1, 1985, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Renee Feuer Himmel falls in love with and marries a brilliant mathematician, only to learn he is only attracted to her physically, not emotionally

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