Odd Fellows

A Changed Man

Francine Prose

HarperPerennial, $14.95, 432 pp.

In the early 1970s, one might have thought few reviewers would give much space to a first-time novel about wonder-working Hasidim written by an author barely over twenty-five years old. But the time was right. Elie Wiesel had recently published Souls on Fire, Isaac Bashevis Singer was all the rage, and...

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Tanya Avakian, a librarian, lives in Delaware.

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