Michael Chabon: The Yiddish Policemen's Union

The Yiddish Policemen's Union


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Set in the Jewish homeland of ...Alaska, this is a brilliantly original novel from Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay'. What if, as Franklin Roosevelt once proposed, Alaska - and not Israel - had become the homeland for the Jews after the Second World War? In Michael Chabon's Yiddish-speaking 'Alyeska', Orthodox gangs in side-curls and knee breeches roam the streets of Sitka, where Detective Meyer Landsman discovers the corpse of a heroin-addled chess prodigy in the flophouse Meyer calls home. Marionette strings stretch back to the hands of charismatic Rebbe Gold, leader of a sect that seems to have drawn its mission statement from the Cosa Nostra. Meyer is determined to unsnarl the meaning behind the murder. Even if that means surrendering his badge and his dignity to the chief of Sitka's homicide unit - his fearsome ex-wife Bina. A novel of colossal ambition and heart, THE YIDDISH POLICEMEN'S UNION interweaves a homage to the stylish menace of 1940s film noir with a bittersweet fable of identity, home and faith.

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Author: Michael Chabon
Number of Pages: 433 pages
Published Date: 03 Mar 2008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Country: London, United Kingdom
Language: English
ISBN: 9780007257409
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