It's immortality, don't knock it
Get an e-book or PDF of the entire book a year before its release to the general public, so that you won't have to go on-line to read it.
You get the early release PDF/e-book, along with an exclusive Opatoshu T-shirt. See gallery for choice of designs. Shirts available July 2013.
Add a downloadable audio version of the translation read by Wex, who won an AudioFile Earphones Award for his reading of Just Say Nu
Add a downloadable audio of Wex telling his famous kugel story from Shlepping the Exile (not available elsewhere). The audio will be available in July 2013.
You get all the preceding, plus a signed copy of How to Be A Mentsh, hardcover or paperback on a first come, first served basis, with your choice of inscription. Signed book and kugel available July 2013
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Everything up to and including the $150 level, plus a signed hardcover copy of Born to Kvetch with your choice of inscription. Signed book and kugel available July 2013.
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All the preceding, plus a signed copy of The Frumkiss Family Business, hardcover or paperback on first come, first served basis OR a PDF of Wex's specially done translation of Opatoshu's short story, "The Ciechanow Melody," the characters of which are based on Wex's relatives OR a voicemail message in Yiddish and English. Anything not a translation available July 2013
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You get the PDF or e-book of the translation,a signed Born to Kvetch with your choice of inscription, a copy of "The Ciechanow Melody," a Yiddish-English voicemail message and a T-shirt. Anything not a translation available July 2013.
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You get a signed copy of Born to Kvetch and a limited edition bound hard-copy version of the translation of In Poylishe Velder signed by the translator, each with your choice of inscription. Born to Kvetch available July 2013
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Your name at the head of a chapter (e.g., Chapter 2 Mordechai and His Father Sponsored by X or In Memory/In Honour of X), PLUS PDF/e-book, all audios, Born to Kvetch, hard copy of translation, a T-shirt and a FREE 60-90 minute lecture by Wex (you cover transport and accommodation). Born to Kvetch and T-shirt to be shipped July 2013.
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Get three chapters with up to three different dedications, along with everything at $5000, but instead of one lecture, you receive a weekend scholar-in-residence package
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