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In My Father's Court

 
 
 
 
In My Father's Court
Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
ISBN 13: 9780374505929
ISBN 10: 374505926
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: 1991-10-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $17.00
 
 

Like Isaac Bashevis Singer's fiction, this poignant memoir of his childhood in the household and rabbinical court of his father is full of spirits and demons, washerwomen and rabbis, beggars and rich men. This rememberance of Singer's pious father, his rational yet adoring mother, and the never-ending parade of humanity that marched through their home is a portrait of a magnificent writer's childhood self and of the world, now gone, that formed him.