The Rise of David Levinsky by Abraham Cahan

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  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Psychological Suspense

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages656
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12557788M
ISBN 101604241993
ISBN 109781604241990
OCLC/WorldCa189068661

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Book IX - Dora; David Levinsky falls in love with another man's wife while boarding at their house. She reciprocates some of his affection, but doesn't go all the way. Her husband doesn't suspect a thing. He helps the kids learn to read and all that jazz. Eventually, they break it off and David gets his own apartment.

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She was a good-natured, silly creature, and her smile Author: Abraham Cahan. "The Rise of David Levinsky" was written in response to a request from the admired "McClure's" magazine for articles recounting the success of East European immigrants in the U.S. It aims to be a memoir written thirty years after the young David Levinsky arrived in.

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