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She Sold Her Husband and Other Satirical Sketches

Sam Liptzin

Translated from the Yiddish by Zeke Levine

Sam Liptzin-also known as Feter Shepsl, Uncle Sam, and Kvikzilber (Quicksilver) was a self-proclaimed "radical humorist." Born in Lipsk, Belarus, in 1893, Liptzin moved to the United States in 1909 and became active in leftist politics as an organizer, speaker, and writer. For much of his career, he wrote a regular column in the Morgen Freiheit, the Yiddish Communist journal. Writing through the 1970s, Liptzin published twenty-eight volumes of short stories, poems, and aphorisms.


This volume contains 21 sketches selected and translated by Zeke Levine.


"One of the most loved folk storytellers and entertainers on the proletarian front."

 —Moyshe Olgin,

editor of the Morgen Freiheit


Translated from the Yiddish by Zeke Levine

126 pp

ISBN: 9791096677139


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