In Case We're Separated

In Case We're Separated

Connected Stories

eBook - 2006
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Spanning the length and breadth of the twentieth century, Alice Mattison's masterful In Case We're Separated looks at a family of Jewish immigrants in the 1920s and 1930s and follows the urban, emotionally turbulent lives of their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren against a backdrop of political assassination, the Vietnam War, and the AIDS epidemic. Beginning with the title story, which introduces Bobbie Kaplowitz--a single mother in 1954 Brooklyn whose lover is married and whose understanding of life is changed by a broken kitchen appliance--Mattison displays her unparalleled gift for storytelling and for creating rich, multidimensional characters, a gift that has led the Los Angeles Times to praise her as "a writer's writer."

Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2006, c2005
Edition: 1st Harper Perennial ed
ISBN: 9780062232052
0062232053
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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