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Jay Cantor is an American novelist, and essayist. He graduated from Harvard University with a BA, and from University of California, Santa Cruz with a Ph.D. He teaches at Tufts University. (Wikipedia)
Born: August 1948, New York City, NY
Education: Harvard University, University of California, Santa Cruz
Awards: MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada

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Great Neck (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Jay Cantor
In 1960, a group of friends are plucked from their sixth grade classroom in privileged Great Neck, Long Island and confronted for the first time with the horrors of the Holocaust. They hear a challenge from the past, a cry from history to set the world on a better course; but it is the murder of a much-loved older brother during...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Death of Che Guevara (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Jay Cantor
In his critically acclaimed epic first novel, Jay Cantor, author of Krazy Kat and Great Neck , draws on history, myth, and his own prodigious imagination to take on the life and death of revolutionary icon Che Guevara. In his now famous progress through modern times, Ernesto “Che” Guevara, the scion of a liberal Argentine...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Forgiving the Angel: Four Stories for Franz Kafka (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Jay Cantor
From one of our most thought-provoking and admired writers, a brilliant, beautiful, and sometimes heartbreaking group of stories based on a circle of real people who are held together by  love of their friend Franz Kafka. The sequence opens with Max Brod, Kafka’s friend and literary executor, telling us about Kafka and Dora Diamant...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Literary Fiction
Krazy Kat (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Jay Cantor
Krazy Kat adores Ignatz Mouse. She sees the bricks he hurls at her head as tokens of love, and each day Ignatz arranges a cunningly different method of delivery for his missile. But when Ignatz and Krazy witness the mega-brick explosion in the desert, Krazy becomes depressed, and refuses to perform. To coax her back to work so they...
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Categories: All Humor; Contemporary Fiction
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