Foreskin's Lament: A Memoir

Foreskin's Lament: A Memoir

Shalom Auslander


A New York Times amazing booklet, and a “chaotic, giggle insurrection” (San Francisco Chronicle) of a memoir.

Shalom Auslander used to be raised with a terrified admire for God. at the same time he grew up and used to be estranged from his neighborhood, his faith and its traditions, he couldn't locate the trail to a lifestyles the place he didn’t fight day-by-day with the phobia of God’s ambitious wrath. Foreskin’s Lament finds Auslander’s “painfully, cripplingly, incurably, miserably non secular” adolescence in a strict, socially remoted Orthodox Jewish neighborhood, and recounts his uprising and efforts to make a brand new lifestyles except it. His mixture of unrelenting humor and anger renders a wealthy and interesting portrait of a guy grappling together with his religion and family members.

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