The Rise of David Levinsky
The Rise of David Levinsky    -     By: Abraham Cahan
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In this powerful, prophetic story of Jewish-American life in the turn-of-the-century New York, a young immigrant workshis way from desperate poverty to material success in the garment industry, only to find himself a failure at love and unsure of his identity.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1993
Dimensions: 8.12 X 5.12 (inches)
ISBN: 0140186875
ISBN-13: 9780140186871

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"The most important of all immigrant novels."—Carl Van Doren

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1.700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trus the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Author Bio

Seth Lipsky is the founding editor of the Forward, the English-language successor to the Jewish Daily Forward. He edited the newspaper for ten years and is now a contributing editor of The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Brooklyn.

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"It is one of the best fictional studies of Jewish character available in English, and at the same time an intimate and sophisticated account of American business culture."
--Isaac Rosenfeld

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