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Yiddish with George and Laura

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What do George and Laura Bush have in common with Dick and Jane? Well, both hail from prototypical WASP families. And, perhaps more to the point, both exhibit a natural resistance to moral complexity (i.e., reality).That's the premise of this hilarious new primer-style book in which George, Laura, and the entire Bush family communicate with uncharacteristic expressiveness, conveying shades of of feeling and nuances of meaning that plain old English can't deliver--by peppering their conversatuon with Yiddishisms.See George's mother.Her name is Bar.She wears a lot of pearls and is a farbisseneh."e;You are late, George,"e; Bar says."e;Of course I am late,"e; George says."e;I am the President of the United States.I am a big macher."e;Like all good primers, YIDDISH WITH GEORGE AND LAURA tells a simple story--and, in the end, important life lessons are imparted.


Titel: Yiddish with George and Laura
Autoren/Herausgeber: Ellis Weiner, Barbara Davilman

ISBN/EAN: 9780316050203

Seitenzahl: 300
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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