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The Resource Snow in August : a novel, Pete Hamill

Snow in August : a novel, Pete Hamill

Label
Snow in August : a novel
Title
Snow in August
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Pete Hamill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The friendship of a Jewish rabbi and a Catholic altar boy in 1940s Brooklyn. The rabbi, a Czech who fled the Nazis on the eve of World War II, teaches the boy Judaism while the boy, who is Irish, teaches the rabbi English and baseball. When anti-Semitic hoods attack the rabbi the boy goes to his defense. By the author of A Drinking Life
Summary
Michael Devlin, an 11-year-old Irish American, meets Rabbi Hirsch, recently arrived from Europe, and in return for teaching the rabbi about baseball and English, the rabbi teaches Michael Yiddish and tells him about Prague, until an Irish gang becomes violent in its anti-Semitism
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1997.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
032061
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.A423
LC item number
S66 1997
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Snow in August : a novel, Pete Hamill
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
2373982
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
327 p.
Isbn
9780316340946
Lccn
96036043
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm35235597
Label
Snow in August : a novel, Pete Hamill
Publication
Control code
2373982
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
327 p.
Isbn
9780316340946
Lccn
96036043
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm35235597

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