FROM THE CREATOR OF SHOWTIME'S qHAPPYISHq A New York Times Notable Book, and a achaotic, laugh riota (San Francisco Chronicle) of a memoir. Shalom Auslander was raised with a terrified respect for God. Even as he grew up and was estranged from his community, his religion and its traditions, he could not find the path to a life where he didnat struggle daily with the fear of Godas formidable wrath. Foreskinas Lament reveals Auslanderas apainfully, cripplingly, incurably, miserably religiousa youth in a strict, socially isolated Orthodox Jewish community, and recounts his rebellion and efforts to make a new life apart from it. His combination of unrelenting humor and anger renders a rich and fascinating portrait of a man grappling with his faith and family. From the Trade Paperback edition.His combination of unrelenting humor and anger renders a rich and fascinating portrait of a man grappling with his faith and family. From the Trade Paperback edition.
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2007-10-04|