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The Slave : A Novel

The Slave : A Novel

Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
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Four years after the Chmielnicki massacres of the seventeenth century, Jacob, a slave and cowherd in a Polish village high in the mountains, falls in love with Wanda, his master's daughter. Even after he is ransomed, he finds he can't live without her, and the two escape together to a distant Jewish community. Racked by his consciousness of sin in taking a Gentile wife and by the difficulties of concealing her identity, Jacob nonetheless stands firm as the violence of the era threatens to destroy the ill-fated couple.

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Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-91) was the author of many novels, stories, children's book, and memoirs. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

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  • : 9780374506803
  • : Farrar Straus & Giroux Inc
  • : Farrar Straus & Giroux Inc
  • : books

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  • : Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • : Paperback