Memoirs of Glueckel of Hameln - Book VII Summary & Analysis

Glückel of Hameln
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Book VII Summary and Analysis

Gluckel's son Samuel dies while she is in Metz. Shortly after his wife has a healthy daughter who is now thirteen and lives with her grandfather in Bamberg. Samuel's wife is widowed twice and still lives in sorrow. Gluckel's second husband's business crashes after her first year with him. His creditors press him so hard they get only one-half the debt. Gluckel retrieves Miriam's money and the thousands owed Nathan from him. She suffers much when he disappears and his creditors inventory the goods in their house. She stays under their control till Levy agrees to hold an auction. He cannot pay everything but avoids jail and repays Gluckel what she spends on the household. Moses Krumbach suffers in the crash but helps Levy and becomes the richest man in the community. Esther's son Elias is betrothed in 1712, to...

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