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Jan 05, 2011
| ISBN 9780307775412
Jan 05, 2011 | ISBN 9780307775412
“[Mark] Harelik’s irresistible comedy-drama [is] one of the sweetest and coziest plays imaginable.”—Houston Post 1909. The year that Haskell Harelik, a nineteen-year-old Russian émigré, arrives at the port of Galveston, Texas. Far from his native land and struggling with an alien language, Haskell becomes a penny-a-piece fruit peddler in and around the small town of Hamilton. In the decades that follow, he attains success as a merchant and community leader—and is recognized as a beloved husband, father, and neighbor. This is Haskell Hareklik’s story . . . and our story. This critically acclaimed drama celebrates the immigrant experience—the laughter and tears, the toils and triumphs.
Actor–playwright Mark Harelik has frequently appeared in the leading role in The Immigrant, beginning with the play’s premiere produciton at the Denver Center Theatre Company. The Immigrant has since been produced in cities large and small throughout the United States. In… More about Mark Harelik
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