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    New American Haggadah (Hardback)(English / Hebrew) By (author) Jonathan Safran Foer, Translated by Nathan Englander

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    DescriptionRead each year around the seder table, the Haggadah recounts through prayer, song, and ritual the extraordinary story of Exodus, when Moses led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt to wander the desert for forty years before reaching the Promised Land. Now, Jonathan Safran Foer has orchestrated a new way of experiencing and understanding one of our oldest, most timeless, and sacred stories, with a new translation of the traditional text by Nathan Englander and provocative commentary by major Jewish writers and thinkers Jeffrey Goldberg, Lemony Snicket, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, and Nathaniel Deutsch. Ravishingly designed and illustrated by the acclaimed Israeli artist and calligrapher Oded Ezer, "New American Haggadah" is an utterly unique and absorbing prayer book, the first of its kind, that brings together some of the preeminent voices of our time.

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    New American Haggadah
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jonathan Safran Foer, Translated by Nathan Englander
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 206 mm
    Height: 272 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 726 g
    ISBN 13: 9780316069861
    ISBN 10: 0316069868

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HRLD
    DC21: 296.45371
    DC22: 296.45371
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15420
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: RJ
    Ingram Theme: RELI/JUDAIC
    Libri: I-RJ
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: REL040010
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 48
    BIC subject category V2: HRJC
    B&T Approval Code: A13422400
    DC22: 296.4/5371
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    BISAC V2.8: REL052020, REL034040
    LC classification: BM674.643 F64 2012
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Little, Brown & Company
    Imprint name
    Little, Brown & Company
    Publication date
    05 March 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jonathan Safran Foer is one of the most acclaimed young writers of his generation. His books have received numerous awards including a National Jewish Book Award and a Guardian First Book Award, and have been translated into thirty-six languages. He garnered remarkable praise for his first two novels, "Everything Is Illuminated" (adapted for film in 2005) and "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" (adapted for film in December 2011), and for his "New York Times" bestselling work of nonfiction, "Eating Animals." Nathan Englander is the author of the novel, The Ministry of Special Cases," the play, The Twenty-Seventh Man," and the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges" and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank," which won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and was a Pulitzer Prize Finalist. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife Rachel Silver.
    Review quote
    "Englander's translations are crisp and clear, and the themed commentaries...are excellent, multi-vocal and concise. It is, indeed, excellent work: literate, inventive and sure to win prizes." "The Jewish Daily Forward""