Books tagged: american jews

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Literature Companion: My Name is Asher Lev
Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The novel is set in a Hasidic Jewish Community in the 1950s, in Brooklyn, New York. The protagonist lives in that community but he also studies art outside in New York, Massachusetts, and Europe. As the story progresses he grows into an artist and a good Jew.
Squelched: The Suppression of Murder in The Synagogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,260. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compelling true story of corporate deceit and criminality; how a major American publisher was pressured to insure that the author’s book, Murder in the Synagogue, would fail; how a remarkable young Jewish woman came forward to tell the author that a wealthy supporter of Richard Nixon had arranged to “squelch” his book, and how the young writer learned an unpleasant lesson on how the world works.
Envious Shadows
Price: Free! Words: 136,340. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a novel about a black and white relationship in a small Maine town that explores the many forms of prejudice, particularly that of a racist Nazi group that hounds the couple and causes tragedy, but also many other external ways--class, religion, sexual orientation, even appearance and personality-- that people use to unfairly judge others.