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Great American Authors Read From Their Works, Volume 2 Audiobook

Great American Authors Read From Their Works, Volume 2: Bernard Malamud reading from 'The Mourners' from The Magic Barrrel

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In Bernard Malamud’s short story "The Mourners", two old Jews, a landlord and tenant battling over a cheap apartment, are transformed from arch-enemies into companions in grief, as their common sorrows suddenly transcend their bitter antagonism.

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©1958 Bernard Malamud (P)1963 Calliope Author Readings

What the Critics Say

“The love, the feeling, the human perception emerge from the saying, andone is left with an experience”, Saturday Review, (John Ciardi)

“ Bernard Malamud’s excerpt is a touching vignette about an old man being evicted from his room” (Library Journal)

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