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Irving Fineman

(b. 1893)


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(1893–),

author of novels which include This Pure Young Man (1930), a story of adolescent development; Lovers Must Learn (1932), concerned with American expatriates in Paris; Hear, Ye Sons (1933), a story of life in Russian Poland in the 19th century; Doctor Addams (1939), about the contrast between the laboratory work of a research scientist and the disorder in his personal life; Jacob (1941), an autobiographical novel; Ruth (1949), a version of the Biblical story; and Helen Herself (1957), a modern novel. Woman of Valor (1961) is a biography of Henrietta Szold, the founder of Hadassah.

Subjects: Literature.


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