Bernard Malamud Reading "The Mourners" From The Magic Barrel

Bernard Malamud Reading "The Mourners" From The Magic Barrel

From Great American Authors Read From Their Works, Volume 2

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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"The Mourners" comes from Malamud's National Book Award-winning collection, The Magic Barrel, about poor immigrant Jews-grocers, tailors, janitors, cobblers-whose suffering transcends the particular to become universal. Set in a cheap rooming house whose landlord and janitor join forces to evict a poor and aged Jewish tenant, the story ends with Gruber, the landlord, morally transformed by the sight of his tenant's misery. As compassion replaces cruelty, the two men mourn together. In Malamud's reading, the sudden descent of grace on the adversaries emerges with poignant force.
Publisher: [United States] : Calliope Author Readings : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781483019420
148301942X
Branch Call Number: Streaming Hoopla Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (16 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Alternative Title: Mourners

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