The People

And Other Uncollected Fiction

Bernard Malumud, Introduction by Robert Giroux

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Includes Malamud's novel, The People, which was left unfinished at the time of his death in 1986, with the text presented as the author left it, as well as fourteen previously uncollected stories. Set in the nineteenth century, The People has as its hero a Jewish peddler who is adopted as chief by an Indian tribe in the Pacific Northwest.

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The People
THE PEOPLEONEYozipHERE'S YOZIP rattling around in his rusty wagon.After escaping military service in the Old Country, he worked a year and bought the vehicle in St. Louis, Missouri. Yozip wore a Polish cap and trimmed his reddish beard every second week. Yet people looked at him as if he had just stepped out of steerage. An officious Jew he met in Wyoming told him he spoke with a Yiddish accent. Yozip was astonished because he now considered himself to be, in effect, a native. He had put in for citizenship the day after he had arrived in the New World, five years ago, and figured

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"An excellent overview of [Malamud's] career.... Valuable both for its chronological span and for the genuine reading pleasure it affords, this is a must-have volume for anyone who treasures the work of one of the century's most talented writers."
--Publishers Weekly
 
"A significant addition to Malamud's singular work."
--Library Journal

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The People
And Other Uncollected Fiction
Bernard Malumud, Introduction by Robert Giroux

Hardcover

Hardcover
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
December 1989
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780374230678
ISBN10: 0374230676
6 x 9 inches, 288 pages
$18.95

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
December 1989
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466805477
ISBN10: 1466805471
288 pages
$7.99
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