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While the Messiah Tarries

A collection of stories by

Combining history, fable, theology, and myth, these nine stories, by turns magical and mundane, comic and tragic, are remarkable for the breadth of their concerns and the depth of their vision. Melvin Bukiet chronicles the lives of Jews in America, past and present, in stories that are at once contemporary and timeless.


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Hardback Editions

June 1995 : USA Hardback

Title: While the Messiah Tarries: Stories
Author(s): Melvin Jules Bukiet
ISBN: 0-15-100083-2 / 978-0-15-100083-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

October 1997 : USA Paperback

Title: While the Messiah Tarries (Library of Modern Jewish Literature)
Author(s): Melvin Bukiet
ISBN: 0-8156-0497-1 / 978-0-8156-0497-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
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