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Digging For Jews


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/digging_for_jews_20030418

When director Andrew Davis first read Louis Sachar's acclaimed children's novel, "Holes," about a boy sent to a hellish Texas juvenile delinquent camp, he said he "detected a Jewish family." The story of the fictional Stanley "Caveman" Yelnats IV flashes back three generations to reveal how his forebears struggled to come to America, "which reflects the Jewish immigration experience," Davis ("The Fugitive") said.

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