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The Old Country

By Mordicai Gerstein

The Old Country
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  • Hardcover: May 2005,
    144 pages.
    Paperback: Aug 2006,
    144 pages.

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Mordicai Gerstein was born in Los Angeles in 1935 and lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. After leaving the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles he got a job in an animated cartoon studio, and worked for many years in New York mainly on TV commercials.

In 1970 he met Elizabeth Levy, who would change the course of his life. She had written a mystery and was looking for an illustrator. The book became a series that has continued for more than 30 years.

After a few years Gerstein felt that he wanted ...

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