[PDF / Epub] ✐ The Yiddish Policemens Union ☃ Michael Chabon – Pv1.info

[PDF / Epub] ✐ The Yiddish Policemens Union  ☃ Michael Chabon – Pv1.info For Sixty Years, Jews Have Prospered In The Federal District Of Sitka, A Temporary Safe Haven Created In The Wake Of Revelations Of The Holocaust And The Shocking Collapse Of The Fledgling State Of Israel Now The District Is Set To Revert To Alaskan Control, And Their Dream Is Coming To An End Once Again The Tides Of History Threaten To Sweep Them Up And Carry Them Off Into The UnknownFor Sixty Years, Jewish Refugees And Their Descendants Have Prospered In The Federal District Of Sitka, A Temporary Safe Haven Created In The Wake Of Revelations Of The Holocaust And The Shocking Collapse Of The Fledgling State Of Israel Proud, Grateful, And Longing To Be American, The Jews Of The Sitka District Have Created Their Own Little World In The Alaskan Panhandle, A Vibrant, Gritty, Soulful, And Complex Frontier City That Moves To The Music Of Yiddish For Sixty Years They Have Been Left Alone, Neglected And Half Forgotten In A Backwater Of History Now The District Is Set To Revert To Alaskan Control, And Their Dream Is Coming To An End Once Again The Tides Of History Threaten To Sweep Them Up And Carry Them Off Into The Unknown But Homicide Detective Meyer Landsman Of The District Police Has Enough Problems Without Worrying About The Upcoming Reversion His Life Is A Shambles, His Marriage A Wreck, His Career A Disaster He And His Half Tlingit Partner, Berko Shemets, Can T Catch A Break In Any Of Their Outstanding Cases Landsman S New Supervisor Is The Love Of His Life And Also His Worst Nightmare And In The Cheap Hotel Where He Has Washed Up, Someone Has Just Committed A Murder Right Under Landsman S Nose Out Of Habit, Obligation, And A Mysterious Sense That It Somehow Offers Him A Shot At Redeeming Himself, Landsman Begins To Investigate The Killing Of His Neighbor, A Former Chess Prodigy But When Word Comes Down From On High That The Case Is To Be Dropped Immediately, Landsman Soon Finds Himself Contending With All The Powerful Forces Of Faith, Obsession, Hopefulness, Evil, And Salvation That Are His Heritage And With The Unfinished Business Of His Marriage To Bina Gelbfish, The One Person Who Understands His Darkest Fears At Once A Gripping Whodunit, A Love Story, An Homage To S Noir, And An Exploration Of The Mysteries Of Exile And Redemption, The Yiddish Policemen S Union Is A Novel Only Michael Chabon Could Have Written


10 thoughts on “The Yiddish Policemens Union

  1. Edan Edan says:

    You know that fashion rule where, before you leave the house, you re supposed to quickly turn to a mirror and then take off the first accessory that catches your eye Well, I feel like Chabon should have done that with his prose, which is sometimes so ridiculously


  2. Anne Anne says:

    I don t care what is written, Meyer Landsman says I don t care what supposedly got promised to some sandal wearing idiot whose claim to fame is that he was ready to cut his own son s throat for the sake of a hare brained idea I don t care about red heifers and patriarchs an


  3. Violet wells Violet wells says:

    This would make my short list for the most overwritten novel I ve ever read It s Michael Chabon so of course there are some fabulous lines But at times I felt like I was reading Thomas Pynchon or Nabokov fan fiction Several times I was on the point of abandoning it but annoyingly Cha


  4. Lyn Lyn says:

    Oy vey Michael Chabon s 2007 novel is about as original an alternative history as can be imagined Israel collapsed in 1948 and a section of Alaska has been set aside for an extended Jewish territory Within this setup, Chabon then goes on to tell a fun whodunit.Meshuganah Like the best of Tom W


  5. Megha Megha says:

    When I think of The Yiddish Policemen s Union, I can picture a complacent Chabon frequently patting his own back while writing this book If he can come up with three ornamental ways to portray one thing, he includes all three of them in the book He seems mighty pleased with his writing and probably beli


  6. Manny Manny says:

    My father s family is Polish Jewish My paternal grandmother was fluent in Yiddish, and whenever I see my parents they talk incessantly about Israeli politics I must have read at least half of Isaac Bashevis Singer at one time or another Also, I m a chess player I even knew the chess problem in question, and had r


  7. Richard Derus Richard Derus says:

    Rating 4.75 of fiveThe Book Report For sixty years, Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a temporary safe haven created in the wake of revelations of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel Proud, grateful, and longing to be American, t


  8. Matthew Quann Matthew Quann says:

    Many years ago, after I d finished off The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier Clay, one of my all time favourites, I decided to follow up on my personal Chabon binge with The Yiddish Policeman s Union For one reason or another, I made it about 50 pages deep and abandoned the entire book I sat it next to its better known counterpart on a


  9. Lena Lena says:

    When I first heard about this novel, I found its premise too fascinating to resist it s a noir inspired murder mystery set in an alternate universe in which refugees from the failed state of Israel are living in a section of Alaska temporarily loaned to them by the US government At the beginning of Chabon s novel, their lease on this land is


  10. Kersplebedeb Kersplebedeb says:

    Imagine a crazy world in which, following the Holocaust, Jewish survivors languished in DP camps in Europe, were often still barred or discouraged from immigrating to the various democracies , and found themselves pushed into emigrating to the Middle East where, through a variety of historical coincidences, they founded a new society based on disposses


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