Religion & Beliefs

Book Club: Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter

Peter Manseau, author of Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter, spent the past week guest blogging on Jewcy. He began by telling us how the son of a priest and a nun won a Jewish book award.  Then he told us … Read More

By / January 23, 2009

Peter Manseau, author of Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter, spent the past week guest blogging on Jewcy. He began by telling us how the son of a priest and a nun won a Jewish book award.  Then he told us why, "I’m not a Jew," is a phrase rarely uttered in Yiddish.  He informed us on how missionaries appealed to our fellow Yids by speaking our old language.  And finally, he explained why he went from writing a real memoir to writing a fake one.  Need more from this goy incognito?  Buy his book!