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The frozen rabbi

a novel

by Stern, Steve

  • 353 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teenage boys -- Fiction,
  • Rabbis -- Fiction,
  • Time travel -- Fiction,
  • Memphis (Tenn.) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Steve Stern.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.T414 F76 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23919829M
    ISBN 109781565126190
    LC Control Number2009047396
    OCLC/WorldCa419844370

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In "The Frozen Rabbi," Stern returns to the vanished, quasi-mythical Jewish Memphis that he's been painstakingly reconstructing ever since "Lazar Malkin" with this story of year old shlub Bernie Karp, and his accidental discovery of a Hasidic rebbe in a block of /5(87).

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And what happens when an impressionable teenage boy inadvertently thaws out the ancient man and brings him back to life. The story zigs and zags between the very beginning and the very end of the s – we learn the history of the frozen rabbi and the family who is entrusted with his care through the generations as we visit Poland and America starting in and up to ; and we skip to the time of young Bernie, at the turn of the millennium, who has Author: Steve Stern.

The Frozen Rabbi tells the whimsical story of Polish rabbi Eliezer ben Zephyr, who, in and while in a meditative state, is unaccountably frozen alive in a block of ice during a freak storm. Lost and presumed dead by his rabbinical colleagues, he’s later discovered.

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