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  • #607491

    aHeiligeYid
    Member

    Dear oilam, a very shtark book came out a many years ago. This book is calling The Gordian Knot by Yair Weinstock. If any of the peoples here know a full summary for a above book calling “gordian knot” and summary will must can be covered all 5 generations of book is plot.

    Shkoyach, A Heilige Boro Parkee

  • #914577

    WIY
    Member

    English por favor?

  • #914579

    WolfishMusings
    Participant

    I don’t even understand what it is you’re asking for…

    The Wolf

  • #914580

    Mammele
    Participant

    He mentioned something about google Yiddish to English translate in another thread (a book for a yid). I don’t think he’s actually using it, but he’s definitely having fun… Just hope he’s not ZK.

  • #914581

    Nechomah
    Participant

    From another post by this person I saw that he is using Yiddish Translate from Google, so I don’t think English is something he can write on his own.

    I think he’s asking for something like Cliff Notes on the book The Gordian Knot by Yair Weinstock.

    I don’t believe such a thing exists, but if you, by chance, happen to read Hebrew and just can’t manage the English version, the book is titled

    ??? ?????

    ??? ?. ????

  • #914582

    aHeiligeYid
    Member

    To the oilam here, I, b”h have found a program that is letting me turn Yiddish into English so I sound better. What I was asking was if anybody has a “spark notes” (I believe that such is called a spark note) on this book. Please answer speedy.

    Not Zeeskite, Nor Mrs. Bar Abba,

    A BP Yid

  • #914583

    mexipal
    Member

    out of curiosity..how come the English book is from Yair Weinstok and Hebrew is from ?. ???? This guy seems tohave more aliases than joseph

  • #914584

    Nechomah
    Participant

    Yair Weinstock is the name he writes under for English books and ?. ???? is the one he writes under for Hebrew books.

  • #914585

    aHeiligeYid
    Member

    So, do any of you have a good spark notes of this book?

  • #914586

    more_2
    Member

    You only know how to speak Yiddish !!! Sick what were your parents thinking when they raised u?

  • #914588

    aurora77
    Participant

    Hello aHeiligeYid,

    I checked on spark notes’ and Cliffs Notes’ websites and could not find a summary at either site for that book. I hope you will be able to come across something helpful somewhere though!

  • #914589

    Nechomah
    Participant

    M2, I honestly don’t know what you need to say that for and I don’t think it’s appropriate, not only on this thread, but in the CR overall. Is it any of your business?

  • #914590

    aHeiligeYid
    Member

    Yes! I very much is upset over how a Yid can say such a thing! I think that you should be ashamed that you speak only a language that was created by Goyim! And to Aurora77, thank you, but I is asking if you oranybody else have any personal spark or cliff notes on this book.

    Thank you, A Bp yid

  • #914592

    aurora77
    Participant

    Oh, I see — I am sorry to say that I do not have them. I hope you are able to round some up though 🙂

  • #914593

    aHeiligeYid
    Member

    Thanks, and btw, dogs win. 🙂

  • #914594

    akuperma
    Participant

    There is a summary at the Amazon website (the summary is free, they will gladly sell you the book). It might be harder to find the Hebrew original in the USA.

    Cliff notes or Spark notes only exist for “classics” that have been adopted as required reading in a large number of schools, not new popular literature. If the book is widely read in a generation of so, you’ll find published summaries. The only secondary sources for current popular novels are book reviews.

    If you combine the title, the author’s names (he uses a pseudonym), and the words “book review” you’ll find reviews about the book.

  • #914595

    akuperma
    Participant

    If you check the Library of Congress catalogs (catalog.loc.gov), and look under “authorities” you’ll find records for most of his works and “name authority” records explaining his use of various pseduonyms for this English, Hebrew and Yiddish works.

  • #914596

    aurora77
    Participant

    You know, aHeiligeYid, I should have asked that the subtitle read “loves cats and dogs” … I am as over the moon about the dogs as I am the cats, and I look forward to the day that I can live somewhere where I may have both 🙂 I hope that akuperma’s lead helps you find what you’re looking for!

  • #914597

    aHeiligeYid
    Member

    Thanks to all. And mods….. shut ‘erdown!

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