JAZZ AGE JEWS

Princeton NJ: Princeton University, (2001). First printing. 8vo, pp. viii, 239. Notes, bibliography, index. Illustrated. Blue cloth. As new in dj. Item #50170

Alexander uses the stories of Al Jolson, Felix Frankfurter, and Arnold Rothstein to illustrate the ways in which American Jews identified with outsiders in the early 20th century: Jolson in blackface, Frankfurter defending Sacco and Vanzetti, and Rothstein allegedly fixing the 1919 World Series.

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