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Nothing the same, everything haunted : the ballad of Motl the cowboy —Barwin, Gary, author.

"A middle-aged Jewish man who fantasizes about being a cowboy flees 1940s Lithuania ahead of the Nazis in this wild and witty yet heartrending novel from the bestselling author of Yiddish for Pirates, shortlisted for the...

Yiddish for pirates : a novel —Barwin, Gary, author.

Set in the years around 1492, "Yiddish for pirates" recounts the compelling story of Moishe, a Bar Mitzvah boy who leaves home to join a ship's crew, where he meets Aaron, the polyglot parrot who becomes his near-constan...

For it is a pleasure and a surprise to breathe : new & selected poems —Barwin, Gary, author.

"For thirty-five years Gary Barwin has been opening up new ways of being in poetry. In this long-awaited new and selected collection, For It Is a Pleasure and a Surprise to Breathe, Barwin and his editor, Alessandro Porc...

Seeing stars —Barwin, Gary.

Alex Isaacson's life has never been normal. His mother got into bed the day his father left, and never got bakc out again. Hugely overweight, she is know to the viewing public as Starbright the phone-in psychic. She won'...

Yiddish for pirates a novel —Barwin, Gary, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
Availability: 6 of 6

In the years around 1492, Moishe, a Bar Mitzvah boy, leaves home to join a ship's crew, where he meets Aaron, the polyglot parrot who becomes his near-constant companion. But Inquisition Spain is a dangerous time to be J...

Yiddish For Pirates : A Novel —Barwin, Gary, author.
EBook
2016

Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, a hilarious, swashbuckling yet powerful tale of pirates, buried treasure and a search for the Fountain of Youth, told in the ribald, philosophical voice of a 500-year-old Jewis...

Yiddish For Pirates : A Novel —Barwin, Gary, author.
EAudiobook
2016

Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, a hilarious, swashbuckling yet powerful tale of pirates, buried treasure and a search for the Fountain of Youth, told in the ribald, philosophical voice of a 500-year-old Jewis...

Yiddish for pirates being an account of Moishe the Captain, his Meshugeneh life and astounding adventures, his Sarah, the horizon, books and treasure, as told by Aaron, his African grey : a novel —Barwin, Gary.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2016

Set in the years around 1492, Yiddish for Pirates recounts the compelling story of Moishe, a Bar Mitzvah boy who leaves home to join a ship's crew, where he meets Aaron, the polyglot parrot who becomes his near-constant ...

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