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11 edition of Ellis Island & other stories found in the catalog.

Ellis Island & other stories

by Mark Helprin

  • 62 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Israel
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- United States -- Fiction,
    • Israel-Arab War, 1973 -- Fiction,
    • Americans -- Israel -- Fiction,
    • Refugees, Jewish -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: Ellis Island and other stories.

      Other titlesEllis Island and other stories.
      StatementMark Helprin.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.E4775 E5 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination196 p. ;
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2028279M
      ISBN 100156283158
      LC Control Number91004407

      "A Harvest book." Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The Schreuderspitze --Letters from the Samantha --Martin Bayer --North light --A Vermont tale --White gardens --Palais de justice --A room of frail dancers --La Volpaia --Tamar --Ellis Island. Other Titles: Ellis Island and other stories: Responsibility: Mark Helprin. Ellis Island & Other Stories Author HELPRIN, MARK Book condition Used - Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Delacourt Press / Seymour Lawrence, New York: Place of Publication New York This edition first published Pages pages Keywords.

      Better World Books via United States: Softcover, ISBN Publisher: Laurel, Good. Ellis Island and Other Stories by Helprin, Mark. Special Attributes: Ex-Library. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. % Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers.. Book4/5(). When Krysia is six, her family leaves Poland for America. The journey is difficult, as is the arrival at Ellis Island when the family is separated. While the family waits for Papa, Krysia sits down by the Christmas Tree of the Great Hall at Ellis Island and watches as other fellow travelers begin to sing and dance.

      Although each interview is unique, Oral History Project records usually cover a range of subjects related to the immigrant’s journey. Common topics include: examination of everyday life in the country of origin, family history, reasons for coming to the United States, experiences while sailing overseas, arrival and processing at the Ellis Island facility, and an in-depth look at adjusting to. Get this from a library! Ellis Island & other stories. [Mark Helprin] -- The majority of these stories first appeared in the New Yorker. Helprin creates strange, magical worlds in these wonderful stories, richly plotted, inventive, moving without being sentimental.


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What Ellis Island represents is a writer still in the process of finding his footing. We see in many of these stories the genesis of what will become the themes and motifs that will preoccupy the mature artist.

The characters are consumed by romanticism and wanderlust, even the Vermont cranes who occupy a central position in the collection/5(17). Winner of the Prix de Rome and the National Jewish Book Award, these ten stories and the title novella, "Ellis Island," exhibit tremendous range and versatility of style and technique, yet are closely unified in their beauty and in their concern with enduring and universal questions.4/5.

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What Ellis Island represents is a writer still in the process of finding his footing. We see in many of these stories the genesis of what will become the themes and motifs that will preoccupy the mature artist.

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Winner of the National Jewish Book Award and nominee for both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the American Book Award, these ten stories and the celebrated title novella Free shipping over $/5(5). By bringing us the inspiring and sometimes unsettling tales of Ellis Island, Vincent Cannato’s American Passage helps us understand who we are as a nation.” (Walter Isaacson, author of Einstein) “Reading Vincent Cannato’s American Passage was Cited by: The Statue of Liberty —Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.

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Annie’s Stories is a perfect example why Cindy Thomson is such a talented writer. This is book two of the Ellis Island series. Right from the start, I could not stop turning the pages.

Cindy captures how early nineteenth century New York City was with so many different cultures and immigrants.4/5. The History of Ellis Island. Ellis Island may not appear large on a map, but it is an unparalleled destination in United States history.

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Ellis Island is a federally owned island in New York Harbor that was the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station. From toapproximately 12 million immigrants arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey were processed there under federal law.

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About the Book. If in A Dove of the East and Other Stories the natural emphasis fell upon that which was fresh, exquisite, and hopeful, in Ellis Island and Other Stories maturity adds depth and shadow to sunshine.

Though the stories are just as luminous, their light is modulated by experience and directed with greater concentration at darker and more distant corners.This is a great book to read before visiting Ellis Island. The writing left something to be desired, but the personal stories are very moving.

Seeing Ellis Island for the first time, all I could think of was the stories I had read about in the book/5(34).A novella and ten stories cover an extensive geographical range, from the German Alps to the Indian Ocean, the title novella pertaining to an immigrant whose .