The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness

A True Story
by Joel ben Izzy

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"Wonderful!” (Grace Paley).

“Heartwarming and smart and wonderfully written” (Detroit Free Press).

“Provides edifying advice, intimately given, like the best-selling Tuesdays with Morrie” (the Dallas Morning News).

“Altogether original” (Dr. Laura Schlessinger).

“This story will speak to the humanity of the reader” (Jewish Book World).

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Published By Algonquin Books

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 240

Publication Date 09/02/2005

ISBN 9781565125124

Dimensions 5.05 inches x 7.05 inches

"Invites readers to see their own lives as stories, overflowing with meaning and never predictable."
San Francisco Chronicle