An Israel Horovitz Trilogy Author:Israel Horovitz TODAY, I AM A FOUNTAIN PEN; A ROSEN BY ANY OTHER NAME; THE CHOPIN PLAYOFFS by Israel Horovitz. — ...TODAY, I AM A FOUNTAIN PEN tells the story of 10-yr-old Irving Yanover, a piano-playing prodigy who has begun to question his kosher parents on love, tolerance and bacon. — A ROSEN BY ANY OTHER NAME follows 12-yr-old Stanley Rosen's family problems ... more »as his mother plans the ultimate in bar mitzvahs--with Stanley's photograph smiling out from the paper napkins and matchbooks and his image stunningly rendered in chopped liver!
THE CHOPIN PLAYOFFS, the final play in the Horovitz trilogy, focuses on the fierce competition between two piano-playing high school seniors, Irving Yanover and Stanley Rosen. The victor in the competition will receive a college scholarship, but more importantly, he'll win the heart of pretty Fern Phipps.« less