A Summer World by Stefan Kanfer
The Attempt to Build a Jewish Eden in the Catskills, from the Days of the Ghetto to the Rise and Decline of the Borscht Belt

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The story of the attempt to build a Jewish Eden in the Catskills, from the days of the ghetto to the rise and decline of the great resorts.

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Stefan Kanfer's books include "The Eighth Sin," "A Summer World," "The Last Empire," "Serious Business," "Groucho, Ball of Fire, "and "Stardust Lost. "He was a writer and editor at "Time "for more than twenty years and was their first bylined film critic, a post he held from 1967 to 1972. A Literary Lion of the New York Public Library and recipient of numerous writing awards, Kanfer is currently in the Distinguished Writer program at Southampton College, Long Island University. He divides his time between New York and Cape Cod.
Published November 21, 1989 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 400 pages
Genres: History. Non-fiction

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