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My grandmother's stories: a collection of Jewish folk tales

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c1990.
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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 an unobtrusive part of the telling."--"Booklist," Starred
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Full title my grandmother s stories a collection of jewish folk tales
Author geras adele
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subject_facet Jews -- Soviet Union. -- Fiction, Short stories, Soviet Union -- Fiction
title_display My grandmother's stories : a collection of Jewish folk tales
title_full My grandmother's stories : a collection of Jewish folk tales / by Adele Geras ; illustrated by Jael Jordan
title_short My grandmother's stories :
title_sub a collection of Jewish folk tales
topic_facet Fiction, Jews, Short stories