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For the Relief of Unbearable Urges free pdf In the collection's hilarious title story, a Hasidic man gets a special dispensation from his rabbi to see a prostitute. "The Wig" takes an aging wigmaker and makes her, for a single moment, beautiful. In "The Tumblers", Englander envisions a group of Polish Jews herded toward a train bound for the death camps and, in a deft, imaginative twist, turns them into acrobats tumbling out of harm's way. For the Relief of Unbearable Urges is a work of startling authority and imagination -- a book that is as wondrous and joyful as it is wrenchingly sad.

About Nathan Englander

Nathan Englander's short fiction has appeared in "The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, "and numerous anthologies, including "The Best American Short Stories "and "The O. Henry Prize Stories. "Englander's story collection, "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, "earned him a PEN/Malamud Award and the Sue""Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and""Letters. He lives in New York City.

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Author : Nathan Englander
Publisher : Vintage Books USA
Data Published : 01 March 2000
ISBN : 0375704434
EAN : 9780375704437
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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