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The rise of David Levinsky

Abraham Cahan

The rise of David Levinsky

by Abraham Cahan

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published USA: Harper, 1917.

StatementAbraham Cahan ; notes by Jules Chametzky.
SeriesPenguin twentieth-century classics series
ContributionsChametzky, Jules.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (530p.) ;
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21144368M
ISBN 100140186875

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The book is told in the form of a fictional autobiography of David Levinsky, a Russian Jew who emigrates to America and rises from rags to riches. Book I: Home and School. The main character, David Levinsky, is born in in Antomir, a city of 80, in the Kovno district of the Russian Empire (present-day Lithuania).

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Book IX - Dora; David Levinsky falls in love with another man's wife while boarding at their house. She reciprocates some of his affection, but doesn't go all the way. Her husband doesn't suspect a thing. He helps the kids learn to read and all that jazz.

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Introduction. Published inThe Rise of David Levinsky is considered to be the first American novel to chronicle the Jewish American immigrant experience at the end of the 19 th century.

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