Schlepping Through the Alps

My Search for Austria"s Jewish Past with Its Last Wandering Shepherd by Sam Apple

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Written in English
Cover of: Schlepping Through the Alps | Sam Apple
Published: Pages: 304 Downloads: 802
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Subjects:

  • Description And Travel,
  • History Of Jews,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General,
  • General,
  • Travel / General,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Jewish Studies,
  • Antisemitism,
  • Austria,
  • Biography,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Jews
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9828830M
ISBN 100345477731
ISBN 109780345477736

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Schlepping Through the Alps was a finalist for the PEN America Award for a first work of nonfiction. Apple is currently writing a book about the German scientist Otto Warburg. As a correspondent for Science magazine, ELI KINTISCH covers climate change and sustainability, with a .   “Schlepping Through the Alps” is a worthwhile read, if nothing else, for its novelty. In this one-of-a-kind travelogue, Sam Apple, a fledgling New York-based journalist, crosses parts of Austria with Hans Breuer, the country’s last wandering shepherd, a radical communist and a . Hans Breuer, the subject of the book Schlepping Through the Alps: My Search for Austria’s Jewish Past with Its Last Wandering Shepherd witnessed the growing refugee crisis in Europe. As the son of Jewish parents who fled Nazi Germany in the ’s and . The Saddest Toilet in the World Sam Apple, illus. by Sam Ricks. SCHLEPPING THROUGH THE ALPS: My Search for Austria's Jewish Past with Its Last Wandering Shepherd.

Ten of the best: Alps. John Mullan on the 10 best depictions of the Alps in literature. John Mullan. Published on Fri 17 Dec EST. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Schlepping Through the Alps, My Search for Austria's Jewish Past with Its Last Wandering Shepherd by Sam Apple A hilarious and touching exploration of history, tradition and sheep.

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Advance praise for Schlepping Through the Alps “This marvelously alert, one-of-a-kind book fascinates by virtue of its eccentric honesty, humor, warmth, and intelligence. Sam Apple’s writing style sparkles, and the two brilliantly achieved, richly sympathetic characterizations at the heart of the book–the singing shepherd and the author 4/5(28).

Schlepping Through the Alps book. Read 38 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Hans Breuer, Austria’s only wandering shepherd, is also /5. The book’s title is “Schlepping through the Alps” in reference to the Austrian Alps. The Author of this book is year-old Sam Apple.

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Sam Apple’s writing style sparkles, and the two brilliantly achieved, richly sympathetic characterizations at the heart of the book–the singing shepherd and the author. Advance praise for Schlepping Through the Alps “This marvelously alert, one-of-a-kind book fascinates by virtue of its eccentric honesty, humor, warmth, and intelligence.

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SCHLEPPING THROUGH THE ALPS: My Search for Austria's Jewish Past with Its Last Wandering Shepherd User Review - Kirkus. Hanging out with a shepherd, journalist Apple explores the complex relationship between Austria and its Jewish inhabitants, one that doesn't fit neatly into prescribed categories.

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Advance praise for Schlepping Through the Alps "This marvelously alert, one-of-a-kind book fascinates by virtue of its eccentric honesty, humor, warmth, and intelligence. Sam Apple's writing style sparkles, and the two brilliantly achieved, richly sympathetic characterizations at the heart of the book-the singing shepherd and the author himself /5().

At least not for a reader Schlepping Through the Alps with Sam Apple, in his recent book of that title. The actual experience may have been a schlep for Apple, a young journalist who traveled from childhood memories to adult neuroses and from urban New York to the Austrian countryside on a search for an understanding of his own Jewish identity.

SCHLEPPING THROUGH THE ALPS MY SEARCH FOR AUSTRIA’S JEWISH PAST WITH ITS LAST WANDERING SHEPHERD by The book's stunning denouement concerns the successful plot devised by the author and his third friend, now a Manhattan assistant DA, to free the two killers and to exact revenge against the remaining ex-guards who had scarred their lives.

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Schlepping through the Alps A U-M grad's Austrian odyssey. by Davi Napoleon. From the April, issue. In Schlepping through the Alps, Sam Apple invites us to accompany him on journeys into the Austrian mountains, the world of a wandering shepherd, and his own confused psyche as he searches for love, roots, and anti-Semites.

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[Sam Apple] -- Hans Breuer, Austria's only wandering shepherd, is also a Yiddish folksinger. He walks the Alps, shepherd's stick in hand, singing lullabies to his sheep. Sometimes he even gives concerts in. The Melton book club that I lead will discuss Schlepping Through the Alps at our next meeting in May and Sam has graciously agreed to join us via speaker phone from New York City.

I hope to write a complete review of the book soon, but I can certainly recommend it. SIDELIGHTS: Sam Apple's first book, Schlepping through the Alps: My Search for Austria's Jewish Past with Its Last Wandering Shepherd, is an eclectic mix of journalism, history, memoir, and travelogue.

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He walks the Alps, shepherd’s stick in hand, singing lullabies to his sheep. Sometimes he even gives concerts in historically anti-Semitic towns, showing slides of the flock as he belts out Yiddish ditties.