Kasher in the Rye

Kasher in the Rye

The True Tale of A White Boy From Oakland Who Became A Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient, and Then Turned 16

Book - 2012
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Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780446584265
Branch Call Number: 792.7602 KASHER
Characteristics: xiv, 300 p. ; 22 cm


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Nonfiction. Moshe Kasher started using drugs when he was 12 and then his mother stole him away from his father and went to live in Oakland, California, where life became really interesting. (320 p. Gr 10-12)

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CRRL_CraigGraziano Jul 16, 2015

Now a stand-up comic, Kasher was born to not one, but two, deaf parents. Mom and Dad separated within a year of his birth, and his mother took him and his older brother from Brooklyn to Oakland where a life of food stamps, less than stellar public schools, and years of therapy awaited them. This menagerie of elements was perfect for young Moshe (who at the time went by the less-Semitic name Mark) to rebel.

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