Four Stories

Four Stories

Paperback B.G. Rudolph Lectures in Judaic Studies

By (author) Etgar Keret

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  • Publisher: Syracuse University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 24 pages
  • Dimensions: 148mm x 226mm x 6mm | 82g
  • Publication date: 30 June 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0815681569
  • ISBN 13: 9780815681564
  • Sales rank: 218,233

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This booklet includes a lecture called ""Second Generation"" and four remarkable short stories by Etgar Keret: ""Asthma Attack,"" ""Shoes,"" ""Siren,"" and ""Foreign Language,"" the last of which has never before appeared in the United States. Openly discussing his family background for the first time, Keret brings to life the confused experience of growing up as an Israeli child of Holocaust survivors. One of Israel's leading voices in literature and cinema, Keret mixes wry humor, keen intelligence, and subtle tenderness to create some of the most provocative and entertaining stories of his generation.

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Born in Tel Aviv in 1967, Etgar Keret is the author of three best-selling story collections, one novella, three graphic novels, and a children's book. His fiction has been translated into sixteen languages and has been the basis for more than forty short films. He lives and teaches in Tel Aviv, Israel.