Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1966-1972.


Simon and Schuster, inc. Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1966-1972.

Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1966-1972.

Regarding the Potok first published novel The chosen with letters from editor, Robert Gottlieb regarding the novel's title, pre-publication questions, publicity, and reaction following the publication of the novel. Correspondence with Gottlieb's assistant Toinette Rees Lippe. Also concerns Potok leaving Simon and Schuster and following Gottlieb to Alfred A. Knopf.

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Potok, Chaim. (person)

Chaim Potok was born on 17 February 1929 in the Bronx, New York, to Benjamin Max Potok and Mollie Friedman Potok, who raiseds the eldest of their four children in the Orthodox Jewish faith. Potok attended Orthodox schools and graduated college with a degree in liberal arts and theology as a Conservative rabbi. After serving in the United States Army as a chaplain in Korea from 1955 to 1957, he taught at the University of Judaism and married Adena Sara Mosevitzsky in 1958. In 1966, after receivin...

Simon and Schuster Inc (corporateBody)

Simon and Schuster had been a publisher of English translations of Werfel's works in the 1920s and 1930s (by the time of this correspondence, those rights had been transferred to Viking Press). Richard Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster were the founders and heads of the company, which was based in New York City; they maintained a personal friendship with Werfel and Alma Mahler. Howe was an editor at Simon and Schuster. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Wer...

Gottlieb, Robert, 1931-.... (person)

Lippe, Toinette, 1939- (person)

Worked at Alfred A. Knopf with Potok's editor Robert Gottlieb. From the description of Correspondence to Chaim Potok, 1996. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 725258831 ...