Writer is comical and witty tells of a young Jewish boy growing up in Poland during The time when the Nazis were taking over. Very informative on what life and a typical day was like in those times. The book I received was used, in fairly good condition, but had an old Cited by: 3.
A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing up in Warsaw is an autobiographical account of a childhood in Warsaw, Poland, written by Isaac Bashevis soccerdatabase.infohed in , it is a series of 19 short stories written by Singer depicting his childhood growing up in the Jewish area of Warsaw. In each chapter, a different story is detailed, with a focus on specific people Singer encountered in Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
His memoir, "A Day Of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw", won the U.S. National Book Award in Children's Literature in , while his collection "A Crown of Feathers He was one of the leading figures in the Yiddish literary movement, and received the Nobel Prize in Literature in /5.