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The Resource In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist, Ruchama King Feuerman

In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist, Ruchama King Feuerman

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In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist
Title
In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist
Statement of responsibility
Ruchama King Feuerman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An eczema-riddled Lower East Side haberdasher, Isaac Markowitz, moves to Israel to repair his broken heart and becomes, much to his own surprise, the assistant to a famous old rabbi who daily dispenses wisdom (and soup) to the troubled souls who wash up in his courtyard. It is there that he meets the flame-haired Tamar, a newly religious young American hipster on a mission to live a spiritual life with a spiritual man. Into both of their lives comes Mustafa, a devout Muslim, deformed at birth, a janitor who works on the Temple Mount, holy to both Muslims and Jews. When Mustafa finds an ancient shard of pottery that may date back to the first temple, he brings it to Isaac in friendship. That gesture sets in motion a series of events that land Isaac in the company of Israel's worst criminal riff raff, put Mustafa in mortal danger, and Tamar trying to save them both. As these characters - immigrants and natives; Muslim and Jewish; prophets and lost souls - move through their world, they are never sure if they will fall prey to the cruel tricks of luck or be sheltered by a higher power"--
Summary
An eczema-riddled Lower East Side haberdasher, Isaac Markowitz, moves to Israel to repair his broken heart and becomes, much to his own surprise, the assistant to a famous old rabbi who daily dispenses wisdom (and soup) to the troubled souls who wash up in his courtyard
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10282071
Cataloging source
DLC
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Feuerman, Ruchama King
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.I585
LC item number
I5 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Spiritual life
  • Israel
  • FICTION / Jewish
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Religious
Target audience
adult
Label
In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist, Ruchama King Feuerman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in 2013 as an ebook in the NYRB Lit ebook series; First paperback published in 2014."
  • Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2013047145
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9781590178140
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013047145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist, Ruchama King Feuerman
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in 2013 as an ebook in the NYRB Lit ebook series; First paperback published in 2014."
  • Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2013047145
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9781590178140
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013047145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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