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Loved the opening - the vivid depiction of Jewish life in New York. Bright vivid writing.
Later got bogged down with all the improbabilities of the story.
When the main character travels through freezing snow and ice conditions and survives was not quite believable for me. Then meets a stranger, marries him was a surprises also.Published 20 days ago by Joan M
Wondering why I finished this book. The sentences are choppy, I don't care for the characters. The only interesting thing about it was the nice bowl of fruit on the cover. Read morePublished 1 month ago by PJ
The pace was too brisk the characters flat. I wanted more. More of every situation more from the characters.Published 2 months ago by michele b gutierrez
It begins with the horrors of a pogrom in Russia in which Lillian, our heroine, loses her family, including her small daughter, Sophie. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kindle Customer
Excellent reading but not for the faint-hearted. It helps to be Jewish, though it doesn't metter. I love immigrant novels. This was
a different kind. Very compelling.