New York. Columbia University Press, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Finey Good. 8 3/4 x 7 1/4. A century of the Jewish experience in "the mountains". Contents: History, Boarding House, Bungalow, and Kuchalayn Life, Hotel Life, Entertainment, Romance, Religion, Food.
Through fiction, memoir, music, and art, this book offers a glimpse of the Catskills experience over a century and assesses its continuing impact on American culture. The book features contributions from such writers as Isaac Bashevis Singer and Vivian Gornick, and original contributions from historians, sociologists, and scholars of American and Judaic studies.