The Rise of David Levinsky

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Acclaimed by literary critic Carl Van Doren as "the most important of all immigrant novels,"The Rise of David Levinsky takes place amid America's biggest and most diverse Yiddish-speaking community during the early 20th century. David Levinsky, a young Hasidic Jew struggling to master the Talmud, seeks his fortune amid the teeming streets of New York's Lower East Side. All the energy formerly focused on his religious studies now turns in the direction of rising to the top of the business world.

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Product # M0109-G
Author Abraham Cahan
Grade Level 10-12
Interest Level 10-12
Fiction/Nonfiction Fiction
Publisher Dover Publications
BOM Count 0
Multicultural Jewish/Holocaust related