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Author Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991.

Title Shadows on the Hudson / Isaac Bachevis Singer ; translated by Joseph Sherman
Published New York : Farrar Straus and Girox, 2008


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 MELB  810.54 S6173 A6/S  AVAILABLE
Description 548 pages ; 21 cm
Summary Shadows on the Hudson traces the intertwined lives of a group of Jewish refugees in New York City in the late 1940s. At its center is Boris Makaver, a pious, wealthy businessman whose greatest trial is his unstable daughter, Anna. A chain of events disrupts the lives of the close-knit community as each refugee struggles to reconcile the horrific past with the difficult present, as Singer explores both the nature of faith and the nature of love in the aftermath of the Holocaust. From the Upper West Side to Miami's pastel resorts, Shadows on the Hudson traces the intertwined destiny of survivors in the aftermath of the Holocaust
Notes Originally published in 1998 by Farrer, Straus and Giroux
Translated from the Yiddish by Joseph Sherman
Subject Jewish refugees -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Jewish fiction
Author Sherman, Joseph.
LC no. 2007940457
ISBN 9780374531225