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Jonah and Sarah
Jewish Stories of Russia and America

David Shrayer-Petrov

Cloth $24.95    |    978-0-8156-0764-9    |    2003

ebook 978-0-8156-0776-2

View and listen to a reading of Jonah and Sarah at Boston College by David Shrayer-Petrov and Maxim D. Shrayer

"This collection retrospectively showcases about one-third of Shrayer-Petrov’s short fiction. Three of the stories deal with love and marriage between Jews and Gentiles. Others concern such topics as anti-Semitism, totalitarianism, love, and alienation. Powerfully inventive and haunting, these are works of stunning imagination from a profoundly gifted storyteller."—Booklist

"Shrayer-Petrov reminds us of the rich tradition of Russian literature. A brilliant writer now among us, he is worthy of continued attention."—The Providence Journal

  Jonah and Sarah

  David Shrayer-Petrov, a well-known contemporary Russian-American writer and medical scientist, has published sixteen books, including Herbert and Nelly, which was nominated for the Booker Russian Prize. His recent work includes a novel, Töstemaa Castle and a poetry collection, Form of Love. Maxim D. Shrayer, the author’s son, is professor of Russian and English at Boston College. His books include The World of Nabokov’s Stories, Russian Poet/Soviet Jew, and An Anthology of Jewish-Russian Literature, 1800-2000. Edited by Maxim D. Shrayer

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