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Jewbird, the (1963) [Short Story]
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Summary (From the publisher):

A talking crow flies into the Lower East Side apartment of a frozen-foods salesman and announces that he is fleeing from anti-Semites. To judge by what happens next, he may be one of those immigrant survivors of the Holocaust whom some American Jews, after the Second World War, found burdensome.

Originally published in Idiots First.

Also appears in:

  • The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales
  • Black Water 2
  • The World of the Short Story

Original title: The Jewbird
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War IIHolocaust
FictionFantasyA BestiaryAnthropomorphic

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Idiots First (1963) [Collection]
      Author: Bernard Malamud
     World of the Short Story, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Faulkner , F. Scott Fitzgerald , Graham Greene , Ernest Hemingway , Franz Kafka , Milan Kundera , D. H. Lawrence , Ivo Andrić , Saul Bellow , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Nadine Gordimer , Robert Penn Warren , Katherine Anne Porter , Bernard Malamud , Jean Stafford , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , John Updike , Peter Taylor , Philip Roth , Truman Capote , Donald Barthelme , Gabriel García Márquez , Yukio Mishima , Margaret Atwood , Vladimir Nabokov , W. Somerset Maugham , Doris Lessing , Joyce Carol Oates , E.B. White , Carson McCullers , Julio Cortázar , Flannery O'Connor , Jorge Luis Borges , Morley Callaghan , Mary Lavin , Frank O'Connor , Sean O'Faolain , Mark Helprin , John O'Hara , Katherine Mansfield , James Thurber , Raymond Carver , Isaac Babel , William Trevor , Elizabeth Bowen , V. S. Pritchett , Irwin Shaw , Max Beerbohm , Colette , A. E. Coppard , William Sansom , Alice Munro , Kay Boyle , Yuri Kazakov , Cynthia Ozick , Horacio Quiroga , Dino Buzzati , Tadeusz Borowski , Ann Beattie , Mavis Gallant , Aníbal Monteiro Machado
     Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (1990) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , George Bernard Shaw , Arthur Conan Doyle , F. Scott Fitzgerald , V.S. Naipaul , Kenzaburo Oe , Luigi Pirandello , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Günter Grass , Bernard Malamud , Joseph Conrad , Gabriel García Márquez , Mervyn Peake , Rohinton Mistry , Margaret Atwood , Boris Vian , Herman Melville , E.B. White , Yevgeny Zamyatin , A. S. Byatt , T.H. White , James Stephens , Isabel Allende , Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Jerome Bixby , Philip MacDonald , Elizabeth Bowen , Friedrich Dürrenmatt , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Conrad Aiken , Yehuda Amichai , Robert Aickman , William Goyen , Julian Barnes , Elizabeth Taylor , John D. Beresford , May Sinclair , William Sansom , Elizabeth Spencer , Hortense Calisher , Wolfgang Hildesheimer , Tommaso Landolfi , Mircea Eliade , Grace Amundson , Hanns Heinz Ewers , Dorothy K. Haynes , Amos Tutuola , Angus Wilson , Liliana Heker , Antonia White , Ann Bridge , Joyce Marshall , Ethel Wilson , Leon Rooke , Alfonso Reyes , Timothy Findley , Geoffrey Drayton , Satyajit Ray , Lion Feuchtwanger , Peter Green , Eric P. McCormack , Brett Balon , Ben Hecht
     Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, the (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Ursula K. Le Guin , Charles Dickens , Philip K. Dick , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Alison Lurie , Edith Nesbit , H. G. Wells , Oscar Wilde , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Bernard Malamud , Tanith Lee , Donald Barthelme , Lord Dunsany , Louise Erdrich , Kenneth Grahame , Robert Louis Stevenson , Howard Pyle , Jane Yolen , T.H. White , John Collier , Angela Carter , James Thurber , Joan Aiken , Catherine Sinclair , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Frank R. Stockton , Jay Williams , Walter de la Mare , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Mary de Morgan , Lucy Lane Clifford , John Ruskin , Carl Sandburg , Frances Browne , Juliana Horatia Ewing , Richard Hughes , Naomi Mitchison , Jeanne Desy , Richard Kennedy

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