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Heidegger's Glasses: A Novel

Heidegger’s Glasses opens during the end of World War II in a failing Germany coming apart at the seams. The Third Reich’s strong reliance on the occult and its obsession with the astral plane has led to the formation of an underground compound of scribes—translators responsible for answering letters written to those eventually killed in the concentration camps.Into this covert compound comes a letter written by eminent philosopher Martin Heidegger to his optometrist, who is now lost in the dying thralls of Auschwitz. How will the scribes answer this letter?

cover of Heidegger's Glasses: A Novelauthor: Thaisa Frank
ASIN or ISBN-10: 158243719X
binding: Hardcover
list price: $25.00 USD
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Stories Of An Imaginary Childhood (Library of American Fiction)

In Stories of an Imaginary Childhood Melvin Jules Bukiet inscribes the world that might have been his own if not for the catastrophe that destroyed most of Jewish life in eastern Europe during the 1940s. Set before the Holocaust in the tiny Polish shtetl of Proszowice, each interconnected story follows the young protagonist through the pleasures and humiliations of childhood and the rites of manhood, as he fights against historical, social, and psychological forces that threaten to pull him down.

cover of Stories Of An Imaginary Childhood (Library of American Fiction)author: Melvin Jules Bukiet
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0299180743
binding: Paperback
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A Faker's Dozen: Stories

The wicked exploits of an assortment of louts and losers occupy Melvin Jules Bukiet's profligate imagination in these delectable stories. The title of Melvin Jules Bukiet's latest collection hints at the deceitful nature of its multiple protagonists. An aspiring writer stalks Vladmir Nabokov across midtown Manhattan one afternoon in the summer of Watergate. A young co-ed's seduction of her elderly philosophy professor delivers her an A and him lasting happiness. Max, "a liar and a voyeur, like any true artist," wanders the East Village taking photographs of murder victims.

cover of A Faker's Dozen: Storiesauthor: Melvin Jules Bukiet
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0393058166
binding: Hardcover
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While the Messiah Tarries: Stories (Library of Modern Jewish Literature)

A collection of imaginative and humorous short stories by Melvin Jules Bukiet which often end in madness, death or religious epiphany.

cover of While the Messiah Tarries: Stories (Library of Modern Jewish Literature)author: Melvin Bukiet
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0815604971
binding: Paperback
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Strange Fire: A Novel

Blind, homosexual, Russian émigré speechwriter Nathan Kazakov has enough problems even before his left ear is obliterated by a bullet presumably meant for the Israeli prime minister. Determined to solve the mystery, Nathan begins exploring a web of conspiracies involving messianic orthodox settlers, Arab terrorists, and the Israeli secret service. Was the bullet intended for Nathan after all? or perhaps for the prime minister's son Gabriel, an archaeologist who shuns his father's politics? One trail leads to Leviticus, another beneath the Temple Mount.

cover of Strange Fire: A Novelauthor: Melvin Jules Bukiet
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0393323595
binding: Paperback
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After: A Novel

In 1945 the Allied forces are trekking across Europe, pausing incidentally to free the Jews from Hitler's camps. Newly emerged from the ashes, three ex-prisoners--a logician, a saint and a schemer--come together. Led by 19-year-old Isaac Kaufman, this trio joins forces in survival to exploit the only industry up and running in a crippled German town, the black market--until they discover and decide to steal a four foot cube: "18 tons of golden ingots created from the fillings pried from the teeth of the Jews of Eastern Europe.".

cover of After: A Novelauthor: Melvin Jules Bukiet
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0312167601
binding: Paperback
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The Call of the Wild and Selected Stories

Robust tales of perilous adventure and animal cunning Includes Diable: A Dog, An Odyssey of the North, To the Man on the Trail, To Build a Fire, and Love of Life Out of the white wilderness, out of the Far North, Jack London, one of America’s most popular authors, drew the inspiration for the novel and five short stories included here. Swiftly paced and vividly written, they capture the main theme of London’s work: man’s instinctive reversion to primitive behavior when pitted against the brute force of nature.

cover of The Call of the Wild and Selected Storiesauthor: Jack London
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0451531345
binding: Mass Market Paperback
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Oh, Don't Ask Why

cover of Oh, Don't Ask Whyauthor: Dennis Must
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1597090581
binding: Paperback
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Banjo Grease

Most of the stories in Dennis Must's provocative debut collection deal with characters from small towns in Pennsylvania factory towns with pottery plants and bronze foundries. These stories interlock to create a larger narrative about working-class people, whose lives are defined by the typical conflicts which shape most people's lives: marital conflicts, conflicts between relatives, inner conflicts over personal happiness and success, and struggles to understand the mysterious nature of life and death. The emotional mysteries of families is Must's domain.

cover of Banjo Greaseauthor: Dennis Must
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0887392288
binding: Paperback
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Charlie's Exit

cover of Charlie's Exitauthor: Tobey Hiller
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1931223017
binding: Hardcover
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