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Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer Narrator: Theodore Bikel Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Release Date: December 2014 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781572705760

Publisher Description

These four stories are infused with the wit and imagination, the humor and wisdom, that characterizes all of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s work. Theodore Bikel reads these wise and funny tales in classic Yiddish storyteller cadence, injecting special warmth and resonance. 

The tales include “Gimpel the Fool,” “Esther Kreindel the Second,” “The Spinoza of Market Street,” and “The Black Wedding.”                                          

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  • “Extraordinarily beautiful…It’s the integrity of the human imagination that Singer conveys so beautifully.”

    - New Leader
  • “Singer is a genius. He has total command of his imagined world.”

    - New Republic
  • “A peerless storyteller, Singer restores the sheer enchantment with story, with outcome, with what-happens-next that has been denied most readers since their adolescence.”

    - Saturday Review

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About the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991) was the author of many novels, stories, children’s books, and memoirs. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978 and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction in 1989.

About the Narrator

Theodore Bikel (1924–2015) was an award-winning stage and screen actor, an activist for civil rights and progressive causes worldwide, and a singer whose voice won him critical acclaim. Some of his credits include The Defiant Ones, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, and Fiddler on the Roof.