• For the Relief of Unbearable Urges (Short Story)

  • Excerpted from the full collection, "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges"
  • By: Nathan Englander
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 32 mins
  • 2.8 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In this hilarious title story from Nathan Englander's collection For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, a Hasidic man gets a special dispensation from his rabbi to see a prostitute.
Want more Relief? Download other stories from Nathan Englander.
©1999 Nathan Englander (P)2007 Random House Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House Inc.

Critic Reviews

"Englander's voice is distinctly his own: daring, funny and exuberant." (The New York Times)
"Taut, edgy, sharply observed....A revelation of the human condition." (The New York Times Book Review)
"Remarkable art....The author fills each of these pieces with vivid life, with characters that jump off the page." (Newsday)

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