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When it was published last year, The New Times Book Review hailed Blue as "at once a spiritual challenge and a gorgeous typographical object." With Green Benjamin Zucker continues the challenge and the story of Abraham Tal, New York gem merchant and advice-giver to his friends and neighbors in Greenwich Village.Continuing, too, is the involving rich world of prismatic color Tal inhabits. His life may be outwardly unexceptional, but he has inherited a world of "voices" that jostle one another for their say, their Talmudic commentary on the action. Borges, Breton, Monet, Melville, Elihu Yale, Shah Jahan, Jewish mystics, many others - all will be heard, emphatically, insistently, across the ages - crowding into Tal's "Advice Shop" on Hudson Street with news, with reports, with something important to say to Tal, and to more

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 225.8 x 287.5 x 25.9mm | 1,360.79g
  • Overlook Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Ill.(some col.).
  • 1585671746
  • 9781585671748

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