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The Jew of New York Paperback – Dec 26 2000

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  • Paperback: 108 pages
  • Publisher: Pantheon; Reprint edition (Dec 26 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0375700978
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375700972
  • Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 0.6 x 21.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 204 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #821,030 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The most poetic, deeply layered artist ever to draw a comic strip."

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decai Noah, a New York politician and amateur playwright possessed of a utopian vision, summoned all the lost tribes of Israel to an island near Buffalo in the hope of establishing a Jewish state. His failed plan, a mere footnote in Jewish-American history, is the starting point for Ben Katchor's brilliantly imagined epic that unfolds on the streets of New York a few years later.

A disgraced kosher slaughterer, an importer of religious articles and women's hosiery, a pilgrim peddling soil from the Holy Land, a latter-day Kabbalist, a man with plans to carbonate Lake Erie--these are just some of the characters who move through Katchor's universe, their lives interwoven in a common struggle to settle into the New World even as it erupts into a financial frenzy that could as easily leave them bankrupt as carry them into the future.

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