The Jew of New York


The Jew of New York Comics/Graphic Novels
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Katchor is the author of 'Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: The Beauty Supply District.' This 19th-century carnival of hucksters and Kabbalists and pilgrims is a surreal delight filled with the magic of timeless fiction. In 1825,Mordecai Noah, a New York politician and amateur playwright possessed of a utopian vision, summoned all the lost tribes of Israel to an island near Buffalo in the hope of establishing a Jewish state (near Buffalo?). His failed plan (whew!), a mere footnote in Jewish-American history is merely the starting point for Ben Katchor's imagined epic that unfolds on the streets of New York a few years later. B&W illustrations. 108p.

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