The Death of Methuselah

and Other Stories

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

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Twenty stories from the Nobel Prizewinner, including "Disguised," a transvestite tale of the yeshiva student whose deserted wife finds him dressed as a woman and married to a man, and the title story, which portrays Methuselah at the age of 969 -- "and when you pass your nine hundredth birthday, you are not what you used to be."

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Praise for The Death of Methuselah

"This cunning, pungent new collection of stories from the 1970's and 1980's adds a characteristic twist to the materials of a long career."
--Robert Pinsky, The New York Times
 
"Highly recommended."
--Library Journal
 
"Brimming with life."
--John Gross, The New York Times

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Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–91) was the author of many novels, stories, and children’s books. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

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The Death of Methuselah
and Other Stories
Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Trade Paperback
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks
May 2003
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374529109
ISBN10: 0374529108
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 256 pages
$20.00
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