Different Jokes for Different Folks

On Monday, Melissa Fay Greene shared the story behind the adoption of her daughter, Helen, from Ethiopia. She has been blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning‘s Author Blog.
Twenty years ago, as I set out upon my very first book tour, for Praying for Sheetrock—my 1991 work of nonfiction about the heyday of a corrupt ‘courthouse gang’ on the flowery coast of Georgia and the belated rise of civil rights there—I discovered I had a line in my book-talk that only Jews laughed at.

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2 responses to “Different Jokes for Different Folks

  1. Tracy Neeman Askotzky

    Thank you so much for your posts. I am really enjoying reading them. Although we will not be having authors visit our community this fall, I look forward to buying your book and reading it.

  2. Pingback: Our Good Friends the Essermans | Jewish Book Council Blog

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