The Pinch

The Pinch

A Novel : A History

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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It's the late 1960s. The Pinch, once a thriving Jewish community centered on North Main Street in Memphis, has been reduced to a single tenant. Lenny Sklarew awaits the draft by peddling drugs and shelving books - until he learns he is a character in a book about the rise and fall of this very Pinch. Muni Pinsker, who authored the book in an enchanted day containing years, arrived in the neighborhood at its height and was smitten by an alluring tightrope walker. Muni's own story is dovetailed by that of his uncle Pinchas Pin, whose epic journey to North Main Street forms the book's spine. Steve Stern interweaves these tales with an ingenious structure that merges past with present, and his wildly inventive fabulism surpasses everything he's done before.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781681411767
1681411768
Branch Call Number: Streaming Hoopla Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Doersch, David
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