Short stories printed in the New Jersey News since 1969 under the heading Tales of Mama have been compiled by the author. They are arranged thematically and portray the shtetl, greenhorn experiences, poverty and working conditions, learning, language, humor, philosophy and the author¡¯s childhood. They describe a great love in a poor immigrant family that survives on the Lower East Side in spite of the difficulties of adapting in a new country. Throughout, they are sustained by a warm sense of humor that helped take the sting out of adversity.
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Published December 11, 2000
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