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Copyright © 2004 Phillips & Nelson Media, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Chabon is much too taken with his own gifted writing in this book.
This was the first time in a long time that I really had to force myself to finish a book, because there were many times I wanted to put it down.
I found all of the characters interesting and very well drawn, and the plot really grabs hold of you.
I admired this novel's originality and its ambitious nature. Overall, it left me somewhat conflicted and dissatisfied, but I appreciated many of its components. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Karen A. Wyle
The premise was very interesting. However, the story got convoluted and was hard to follow. The ending seemed to wrap up quicklyPublished 11 days ago by Karen Tesser
Haven't actually "read" the book but have listened to it twice. Peter Riegert's rendering is terrific -- so is the story and prose.Published 12 days ago by LennE
I've read the paperback version of this novel and I really enjoyed it. It's a Jewish Noir novel and everything about it is well-written, and well-thought out.Published 13 days ago by HelenMac13
The book pages were yellowed and the book should have been advertised as a much less quality product than presented,Published 16 days ago by sharon sears
I didn't understand it at all.....I was married to a policeman and thought it might be interesting????....someday I will go back and try it again.Published 18 days ago by mabell525
This is a triumph of a novel, starting as a sort of police procedural set in a depressed almost post-apocalyptic alternate reality of European Jews living in an Alaskan settlement,... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Neurasthenic
Chabon’s Yiddish Policemen’s Union is a perfect little gritty mystery boiling in the blood of a cold winter’s night in Alaska. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Garrett Zecker