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Shlemiel Crooks by Anna Olswanger
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Shlemiel Crooks (2005)

by Anna Olswanger

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Told with Yiddish inflected English, sprinkled with familiar Jewish curses and words, Anna Olswanger
elaborates on the true story of the attempted robbery of her great-grandfather’s saloon in St. Louis in 1919. ( )
  STBA | Oct 9, 2007 |
Hear an interview about Shlemiel Crooks with author Anna Olswanger on The Book of Life podcast's April 2006 episode at www.jewishbooks.blogspot.com.
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In the middle of the night on a Thursday, two crooks---onions should grow in their navels--drove their horse and wagon to the saloon of Reb Elias Olschwanger at the corner of Fourteenth and Carr Streets in St. Louis.
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Two crooks, following the inspiration of Pharaoh's ghost, fail to steal a precious shipment of kosher wine from Israel and lose their horse and wagon in the process.

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