For Relief of Unbearable Urges.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 8vo, 205pp. Original quarter brown paper with purple paper-covered boards, stamped in silver to backstrip, original cream dust jacket (not price-clipped) lettered in brown and red, edges untrimmed. Fine. First edition. A collection of short stories by the native New Yorker, and product of an orthodox upbringing, who now resides in Jerusalem. His narratives often take place in what can be described as tragic circumstances, but there is beauty to be found in every situation. (Item Id: 104527)

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