YENTL THE YESHIVA BOY. With Woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi. Isaac Bashevis Singer.

YENTL THE YESHIVA BOY. With Woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi

New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, (1983). Antonio Frasconi. First edition. Hardcover. One of 450 numbered copies, specially bound, signed by the author and illustrator. This copy is #220.Basis for the big screen film directed by Barbara Streisand who also played the lead. Based on Singer's short story "Yentl the Yeshiva Boy," which centers on a young girl who defies tradition by discussing and debating Jewish law and theology with her rabbi father. Singer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978. A near fine copy in a very good publisher's slipcase with uneven sunning. Item #13736

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