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Tevye's Daughters: Collected Stories of Sholom Aleichem
Tevye's Daughters Collected Stories of Sholom Aleichem Author:Sholom Aleichem Most of the stories were written by Sholem Aleichem in the early 1900's. They are about Tevye, the dairyman and his daughters and Jewish life in a small town in Russia. Some of the stories became the basis of "Fiddler on the Roof." This book gives the reader a picture of what it was like to live in a small town in Russia, as a Jew, one hundred y... more »ears ago. Sholem Aleichem writes in a clear, easy to read style, with compassion and understanding of human emotions. The translation is an excellent one. A must read for young and old even if you are not Jewish.
[translated by Frances Butwin; with illustrations by Ben Shahn]« less