By Bernard Malamud, Robert Giroux
Contains Malamud's novel, The People, which was once left unfinished on the time of his demise in 1986, with the textual content offered because the writer left it, in addition to fourteen formerly uncollected stories.
Set within the 19th century, The People has as its hero a Jewish peddler who's followed as leader via an Indian tribe within the Pacific Northwest.
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