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The Cross and Other Jewish Stories$
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Lamed Shapiro and Leah Garrett

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780300110692

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300110692.001.0001

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Smoke

Smoke

To the Memory of I. L. Peretz

Chapter:
(p.101) Smoke
Source:
The Cross and Other Jewish Stories
Author(s):

Lamed Shapiro

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0008

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled Smoke. It explains that the story is about the smoking habit of a Jew named Menasha, who studied in the synagogue and later became son-in-law to Reb Shoel Marawaner. It also highlights the continuation of Menasha's addiction to cigarettes until he was on his deathbed.

Keywords:   Smoke, Lamed Shapiro, smoking habit, Jew, Menasha, cigarettes, death

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