The Last Jew Standing

A Novel by Michael Simon

Publisher: Viking Adult

Written in English
Cover of: The Last Jew Standing | Michael Simon
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  • American Mystery & Suspense Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural,
  • Suspense,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Austin,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Police,
  • Reles, Dan (Fictitious character),
  • Texas
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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7641750M
ISBN 10067006324X
ISBN 109780670063246

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Michael Simon's "The Last Jew Standing" is his fourth book starring Dan Reles. In the first three books, "Dirty Sally", "Body Scissors", and "Little Faith", Reles was a detective for the Austin, Texas Police Homicide Squad. In this latest installment, Dan Reles has made lieutenant, and bought a new house for his live-in girlfriend and son/5(8).

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But he is such a powerful monster that this sin is forgivable. In fact, only his rather anticlimactic death, off scene in a hospital Pages: In the process he faces trial by fire, bullet, bridge embankment, and one very angry woodchipper. Sure to satisfy Simon’s core devotees as well as fans of Dennis Lehane and James Ellroy, Last Jew Standing is fastpaced and suspenseful from start to finish.

In the latest book, The Last Jew Standing, Dan’s ex-con father shows up on Dan’s doorstep with a runaway Russian prostitute in tow and a psychotic mob boss on his tail.

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When all unconverted Jews are expelled from Spain during the Inquisition, year-old Yonah Toledano is left behind. He begins a meandering journey, part desperate flight, part voyage of discovery. The story of his growth into manhood--as a physician with the outer persona of an Old Christian and a soul that clings to his Jewish roots--has made The Last Jew one of the best-selling books in the.

The Last Jew takes place during the Inquisition in Spain in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. The first part of the book conveys the devastating impact the Inquisition had on Jews/5().

The Last Jew is a glimpse of the past, an authentic tale of high adventure, and a tender and unforgettable love story. In it, Noah Gordon utilizes his greatest strengths, and the result is remarkable and moving. Length: pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting Reviews: “The Last Jew Standing is one of the few crime novels of the past decade by a relatively new writer that I've felt is a must-read.

Gritty, dirty and violent, The Last Jew Standing brings to life characters I don't think I will ever forget. Sure to satisfy Simons core devotees as well as fans of Dennis Lehane and James Ellroy, Last Jew Standing is fastpaced and suspenseful from start to finish.

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THE LAST JEW STANDING is by far Simon’s best work to date a statement that has been true with the publication of each of his novels succeeding in every way imaginable and even in a few that are unexpected.

I cannot imagine Simon writing a better book, but somehow I know he will. “A layered, sweeping panorama of 20th Century Jewish life and identity.” —Publishers Weekly Yoram Kaniuk has been hailed as “one of the most innovative, brilliant novelists in the Western World,” and The Last Jew is his exhilarating masterwork (The New York Times).

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The Last Jew is a study in contrasts, as history is tainted by the overweening zealotry of religious fanaticism. The Church hierarchy is so intimidated by cultural differences and fearful of the power of alternative belief systems that they govern the lives of True. About The Book. Yoram Kaniuk has been hailed as “one of the most innovative, brilliant novelists in the Western World” (The New York Times), and The Last Jew is his exhilarating Gabriel Garciá Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Last Jew is a sweeping saga that captures the troubled history and culture of an entire people through the prism of one family.

Get this from a library. The last Jew standing. [Michael Simon; Tom Stechschulte] -- Detective Dan Reles is settling into his new life with a wife, a son, and a career in Austin's homicide division.

Then his deadbeat, ex-mafia enforcer father rolls into town. It seems that Ben Reles. The Last Jew Standing is dark but stays above downright depressing with Dan's, (Simon's), sardonic sense of humor. The much alluded to NY past in the previous books is front and center and as with any good series the reader gleans another level to Dan through the "reconciliation" with is father/5(8).

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The Last Jew is a novel by Noah Gordon. It is about the Jews in 15th-century Spain, in the time of the Inquisition, when they were expelled.

It tells the story of the life of a Jewish boy named Yonah Toledano. He is the last of his line of renowned jewish artist and bankers.

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The books also relate the history of the Jewish nation from its earliest stage, through the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai, and until the end of the first commonwealth. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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On the seventh day of Cheshvan, fifteen days after the conclusion of the festival [of Sukkot, the Jews of the Holy Land] begin to pray for is to allow the very last Jew to reach the Euphrates River. (Talmud, Taanit 10a)In many chassidic communities, it was the custom that at the conclusion of the Tishrei festival season, the gabbai of the synagogue would ascend to the podium, pound.

This is to allow the very last Jew to reach the Euphrates River.” (To this day, Jews living in the Land of Israel add the prayer for rain to their daily prayers beginning on the 7th of Cheshvan. 5) But upon closer examination, the “specialty” of this day only further underscores the preeminence of the ordinary in the Jew.Every Last Jew This is a phenomenal book.

The author doesn’t just describe his father’s struggle for survival as a teenage prisoner of the Nazis, but takes you inside those experiences as they were happening to him. As his father goes from one horrendous slave labor site to the next, we are inside his mind, noting the details of the moment.The Last Jew by Gordon, Noah The Great Expulsion of and a subsequent holocaust provides the backdrop for this terrifying novel that follows a thirteen-year-old Spanish Jew named Jonah, the son of a Toledo silversmith, as he zigzags across the Spanish countryside to avoid the Inquisition.