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Foreskin's Lament reveals Auslander's youth in a strict, socially isolated Orthodox community, and recounts his rebellion and efforts to make a new life apart from it. Auslander remembers his youthful attempt to win the `blessing bee' (the Orthodox version of a spelling bee), his exile to reform school in Israel after being caught shoplifting a cassette tape of West Side Story, and his twenty-five-mile hike to watch the New York Rangers play in Madison Square Garden without violating the Sabbath. Throughout, Auslander ...

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Foreskin's Lament 2009, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330453547

Mass-market paperback

Foreskin's Lament 2008, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330453530

Hardcover