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Postville : a clash of cultures in heartland America

Author: Stephen G Bloom
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, 2001, ©2000.
Series: A Harvest book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvest edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A portrait of cultural conflict in action visits a small Iowa community where Lubavitcher Jews opened a successful slaughterhouse and found themselves in conflict with gentile neighbors.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Stephen G Bloom; Stephen G Bloom
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen G Bloom
ISBN: 0156013363 9780156013369
OCLC Number: 48051832
Notes: Updated with a new Afterword.
Description: xiv, 362 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue, the threat --
Can of worms --
First supper --
Storm --
Landsmen --
Tied up --
Ginger's --
Backfire --
Coon on a hound's back --
Between the cracks --
Kosher Hill --
Invitation --
Moishe and Shlomo --
Shikker at the shut --
Mom-calling --
Matchmaking --
Crime --
No-goodniks --
Sticks in spokes --
Doc Wolf --
Derailment --
Epilogue, home.
Series Title: A Harvest book
Responsibility: Stephen G. Bloom.

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A portrait of cultural conflict in action visits a small Iowa community where Lubavitcher Jews opened a successful slaughterhouse and found themselves in conflict with gentile neighbors.
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