Summary: Jewish and American folklore are combined in this witty and original collection of comic Jewish folk tales creatively retold and set on the western frontier of the 1870s. Presented in a full-color graphic novel format, these are the legends of Harvey?part wild west sheriff, part old world rabbi.After finishing school in New York, Rabbi Harvey traveled west in search of adventure and, hopefully, work as a rabbi. His journey took him to Elk Spring, Colorado, a small town in the Rocky M ...show moreountains. When he managed to outwit the ruthless gang that had been ruling Elk Spring, the people invited Harvey to stay on as the town?s rabbi.Included in Harvey?s adventures in Elk Spring, he settles disputes, tricks criminals into confessing, and offers unsolicited bits of Talmudic insight. Each story presents Harvey with a unique challenge?from convincing a child that he is not actually a chicken, to retrieving stolen money from a sweet-faced bubby gone horribly wrong. Like any good collection of Jewish folktales, these stories contain layers of humor and timeless wisdom that will entertain both adults and young readers. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 06
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