The Yiddish Policemen’s Union is a novel by American author Michael Chabon. The novel is a detective story set in an alternative history version of the. ¿Una ciudad yiddish en Alaska como escenario de una intensa historia de detectives? ¿Por qué no? El sindicato de policía yiddish imagina una historia. Read El sindicato de policia Yiddish / The Yiddish Policemen’s Union book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.

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This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat As Landsman and Berko investigate, the News reports the Dome being bombed. Looking for a Home in the Limbo of Alaska”.

Chabon has said that the novel was difficult to write, calling it “an exercise in restraint all around Upon filing a report on the murder at police headquarters, Landsman and Berko discover that Landsman’s ex-wife Bina has been promoted to commanding officer of their unit.

Yyiddish setting is Sitka, Alaskawhich has become a sprawling metropolis at the center of the Jewish settlement in Alaska. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Chabon’s rejected page draft featured the same characters as the novel he eventually published but “a completely different story,” and was also written in the first person.


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I made a passing reference to it in the essay, but the idea stuck. He follows Naomi’s trail to a mysterious set of buildings with an unknown purpose, set up in Tlingit territory by Jews. Hugo Award for Best Novel. While researching hypothetical Yiddish-speaking countries, Chabon learned of “this proposal once that Jewish refugees be allowed to settle in Alaska re World War II Explore the Home Gift Guide. Not Enabled Screen Reader: Dick Here Gather the Stars aka: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Landsman flies there to investigate; he is knocked out and thrown in a cell, whose walls have graffiti in Naomi’s handwriting. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union First edition cover. As Meyer continues to investigate Mendel’s murder, he discovers that the supposed “chosen one” had taken a flight with Naomi, Landsman’s deceased sister.

El sindicato de policia Yiddish / The Yiddish Policemen’s Union

The premise is that, contrary to real history, the United States voted to implement the Slattery Reportwhich recommended the provision of land in Alaska for the temporary refugee settlement of European Jews who were being persecuted by the Nazis during World War II. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Archived from the original on September 16, Works by Michael Chabon.

The naked and injured Landsman is soon rescued by a local Tlingit police chief, Willie Dick, who reunites him with Berko. One of the city’s landmarks is the ‘Safety Pin’, a tall building erected for the World Fair held in Sitka and a source of fe for its inhabitants.


An evangelical Christian Zionist American government supports the group. Jemisin The Obelisk Gate by N. Write a customer review. Rabinos que se convierten al crimen, delincuentes que creen en Dios y el detective de homicidios Meyer Landsmanque solo cree en subotella Author also ready to wag ‘Tales’ tomesVariety American agents apprehend the detectives and offer them permission to stay in Sitka, if they agree to keep quiet about the plot they have uncovered.

In lateChabon mentioned the novel on his web site, saying that it was titled Hotzeplotz in a reference to the “Yiddish expression ‘from here to Hotzeplotz,’ meaning more or less the policiaa of nowhere, Podunk, Iowathe ends of the earth.

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