Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1960-1962.


Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1960-1962.

Regarding the manuscript of Potok's first novel I am the clay sent to Oringer for his review. Includes Oringer's response and advice. Contains 2 letters--each with a hand-written note from Oringer to Potok at bottom--to Oringer from George Willner (2 leaves) with Willner's response to I am the clay and a suggestion to send the manuscript to Barthold Fles.

15 items (16 leaves)


SNAC Resource ID: 8092440

University of Pennsylvania Library

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Willner, George. (person)

Oringer, Barry. (person)

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...