Franklin

The assistant / Bernard Malamud ; [introduction by Jonathan Rosen].

Author/Creator:
Malamud, Bernard, author.
Publication:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 246 pages ; 21 cm
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Subjects:
Jewish converts from Christianity -- Fiction.
Italian Americans -- Fiction.
Jewish families -- Fiction.
Grocers -- Fiction.
Criminals -- Fiction.
Thieves -- Fiction.
Atonement -- Fiction.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Atonement.
Criminals.
Grocers.
Italian Americans.
Jewish converts from Christianity.
Jewish families.
Thieves.
New York (State) -- New York -- Brooklyn.
Form/Genre:
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Jewish fiction.
Love stories.
Domestic fiction.
Fiction.
History.
Psychological fiction.
Summary:
In post-WWII Brooklyn, Frank Alpine, a troubled, somewhat desperate, Italian American drifter fleeing from his past works long hours in the grocery store of a struggling Jewish family in a Brooklyn neighborhood where he develops a secret passion for his employer's attractive daughter.
Frank, a troubled, somewhat desperate, Italian American, works long hours in the grocery store of a struggling Jewish family in a Brooklyn neighborhood where he develops a secret passion for his employer's attractive daughter.
Notes:
National Jewish Book Awards - Fiction, Winner, 1958
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2003
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780374504847
0374504849
9781417636198
141763619X
OCLC:
52539225