The Frozen Rabbi

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The Frozen Rabbi

By Steve Stern

Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Hardcover, 9781565126190, 370pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2010

Award-winning novelist Steve Stern's exhilarating epic recounts the story of how a nineteenth-century rabbi from a small Polish town ends up in a basement freezer in a suburban Memphis home at the end of the twentieth century. What happens when an impressionable teenage boy inadvertently thaws out the ancient man and brings him back to life is nothing short of miraculous.