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Title In the Catskills : a century of Jewish experience in "The Mountains" / edited by Phil Brown.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2002]
©2002

Subject Jews -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains Region -- Social life and customs.
Jews -- Recreation -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains Region.
Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
Alt Name Brown, Phil.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 415 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-412).
Contents pt. 1. History: Sleeping in my parents' hotel: the end of a century of the Jewish Catskills / Phil Brown -- Jewish farmers of the Catskills / Abraham Lavenser and Clarence Steinberg -- Hotels and the Holocaust / Reuben Wallenrod -- The Catskills at the end of World War II / Martin Boris -- pt. 2. Boarding house, bungalow, and Kuchalayn life: The yearning heifer / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Grine Felder -a place in the country / Martin Boris -- Bingo by the bungalow / Thane Rosenbaum -- Bungalow colony life / Irwin Richman -- Bungalow stories / Arthur Tanney -- pt. 3. Hotel life: Dinner at the Rigi Kulm House / Abraham Cahan -- Old stock / Hortense Calisher -- Young workers in the hotels / Phil Brown -- The pool / Eileen Pollack -- Growing up at Grossinger's / Tania Grossinger -- Five and three house / Sidney Offit -- Reflections on the Delmar Hotel and the demise of the Catskills / Jerry A. Jacobs -- pt. 4. Entertainment: Comics, singers, and tummlers / Joey Adams (with Henry Tobias) -- The social director of the adult summer camp / Moss Hart -- The casino / Harvey Jacobs -- The fine art of mountain Tummling / Joyce Wadler -- Yener Welt -music and lyrics / Phil Brown -- Shoot the shtrudel to me, Yudel! -music and lyrics / Henry Foner -- pt. 5. Romance: Miss Tevkin / Abraham Cahan -- Forbidden fruit / Harvey Jacobs -- Marjorie at South Wind / Herman Wouk -- Amy Lourie / Terry Kay -- pt. 6. Religion: Bungalow summer: the Catskills, New York / Robert Eisenberg -- The shul in Kaaterskill Falls / Allegra Goodman -- pt. 7. Food: Eating at the hotel / Sarah Sandberg -- The Catskills remembered / Vivian Gornick -- Bungalow / Elizabeth Ehrlich.
Note Print version record.
Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 0231504403 (electronic bk.)
9780231504409 (electronic bk.)
9780231123617
0231123604
9780231123600
OCLC # 51566869
Additional Format Print version: In the Catskills. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2002 0231123604 (DLC) 2001042319 (OCoLC)47224694