In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried Summary
Amy Hempel

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In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried Summary

"In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried" originally appeared in TriQuarterly magazine in 1983 It was reprinted in Editors' Choice: New American Stories before being included in Amy Hempel's first published collection of stories, Reasons to Live, in 1985. As her most anthologized story to date, "In the Cemetery" reflects Hempel's ability to blend pathos and comedy. In addition, critics praise Hempel for her poetic use of imagery and concise language that creates a...

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