My Grandmother's Stories: A Collection of Jewish Folk Tales

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"Like all good stories in the Yiddish tradition, the pleasure of Geras' collection comes as much from the telling as from what happens. These are stories within stories: the narrator remembers herself as a young child hearing them from her grandmother, as they cooked, hung up laundry, prepared for the Sabbath, or cleaned house for Passover. This framing of the stories emphasizes their continuing pleasure across generations; and customs, idioms, traditions, even recipes that the Jews brought with them from Eastern Europe are ...

My Grandmother's Stories: A Collection of Jewish Folk Tales 2003, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375922855

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My Grandmother's Stories: A Collection of Jewish Folk Tales 2003, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375822858

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