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A Fine September Morning By Alan Fleishman
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In 1905 Russia, Avi Schneider shoots a man, flees to America and, with his wife Sara, lives the Jewish immigrant’s dream. His beloved brother Lieb stays behind and lives the nightmare of the... More > Bolshevik revolution, civil war, typhus, and famine. Still Lieb refuses Avi’s pleas to leave Russia. Then on the eve of World War II, Stalin’s pathological purges finally ensnare Lieb’s family. At last he realizes he must escape the Communist nightmare, but now all avenues are blocked, and Hitler’s armies are gathering. He turns to Avi, his brother in America, who frantically tries to rescue Lieb and his family with no more to work with than his own wit. A Fine September Morning blends historic facts and fictional characters. It continues the epic family saga begun in Fleishman’s successful debut novel, Goliath’s Head.< Less
A Fine September Morning By Alan Fleishman
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In 1905 Russia, Avi Schneider shoots a man, flees to America and, with his wife Sara, lives the Jewish immigrant’s dream. His beloved brother Lieb stays behind and lives the nightmare of the... More > Bolshevik revolution, civil war, typhus, and famine. Still Lieb refuses Avi’s pleas to leave Russia. Then on the eve of World War II, Stalin’s pathological purges finally ensnare Lieb’s family. At last he realizes he must escape the Communist nightmare, but now all avenues are blocked, and Hitler’s armies are gathering. He turns to Avi, his brother in America, who frantically tries to rescue Lieb and his family with no more to work with than his own wit. A Fine September Morning blends historic facts and fictional characters. It continues the epic family saga begun in Fleishman’s successful debut novel, Goliath’s Head.< Less
Goliath's Head By Alan Fleishman
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GOLIATH’S HEAD tells of a search for courage and hope amidst crushing oppression. Avi Schneider is a Jewish boy growing up in Russia on the eve of early-twentieth-century revolution. He is... More > nine years old when he meets his own personal devil, Viktor Askinov, a brutal youngster who relishes tormenting Jews. In the following years, Avi is the object of his tormentor's obsession. Fourteen years later in 1905 the Tsar instigates riots - pogroms - against the poor, teeming Jewish villages. Now a husband and father, Avi takes to the barricades to defend his village from the mob coming to kill the men, rape the women, and burn down his village. Armed, he again faces Viktor Askinov, who is leading the mob. But he has been warned that if he kills Viktor Askinov, he puts his beautiful young wife Sara and newborn son Itzhak in deadly peril. Avi must decide this night what he stands for. Is it survival at any cost, for himself and those he loves? Or is it righteous vengeance for his people?< Less
Odyssey of Chaos By Alan Fleishman
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With the Gestapo pounding on every door, no Jew in Athens is safe. Theo Kantos, a dress shop owner, has a desperate choice to make if he is to save his family. Does he trust the most despicable man... More > he knows to hide them? Or does he place the lives of those he loves in the hands of a communist? And what does he do about his obstinate brother who always has to have the last word? SIX CONTEMPORARY SHORT STORIES follow the title novella. All are about dramatic events and choices that alter the course of lives and form who we are.< Less
Odyssey of Chaos By Alan Fleishman
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With the Gestapo pounding on every door, no Jew in Athens is safe. Theo Kantos, a dress shop owner, has a desperate choice to make if he is to save his family. Does he trust the most despicable man... More > he knows to hide them? Or does he place the lives of those he loves in the hands of a communist? And what does he do about his obstinate brother who always has to have the last word? SIX CONTEMPORARY SHORT STORIES follow the title novella. All are about dramatic events and choices that alter the course of lives and form who we are.< Less
Lara's Shadow By Alan Fleishman
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Eli Schneider hates Germans as hard as anyone can hate. And for good reason. Then he falls in love with one of them. Lara's Shadow is told against the backdrop of post-World War II Germany and the... More > tensest moments of the Cold War. Eli is a young lieutenant in the U.S. Army, a Jew expected to defend the perpetrators of the Holocaust. While he struggles to protect his aging alcoholic company commander from a mutinous junior officer, he meets fraulein Lara Kohler. He initially pursues her just for sex, but it's her quirky personality and fascinating mind that ensnare him. In a country filled with former Nazis, there are bound to be secrets. He uncovers one layer of Lara's secrets after another until he must ask how much he can be expected to forgive. And how much responsibility she must carry for others' sins? Lara's Shadow is a love story full of perplexities that strain the limits of atonement and forgiveness, and probes the mixture of good with evil.< Less
Lara's Shadow By Alan Fleishman
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Eli Schneider hates Germans as hard as anyone can hate. And for good reason. Then he falls in love with one of them. LARA'S SHADOW is told against the backdrop of post-World War II Germany and the... More > tensest moments of the Cold War. Eli is a young lieutenant in the U.S. Army, a Jew expected to defend the perpetrators of the Holocaust. While he struggles to protect his aging alcoholic company commander from a mutinous junior officer, he meets fraulein Lara Kohler. He initially pursues her just for sex, but it's her quirky personality and fascinating mind that ensnare him. In a country filled with former Nazis, there are bound to be secrets. He uncovers one layer of Lara's secrets after another until he must ask how much he can be expected to forgive. And how much responsibility she must carry? Lara's Shadow is a love story full of perplexities that strain the limits of atonement and forgiveness. It probes the mixture of good with evil, and the visitation of parents' guilt on their children.< Less
Lara's Shadow By Alan Fleishman
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Eli Schneider hates Germans as hard as anyone can hate. And for good reason. Then he falls in love with one of them. LARA'S SHADOW is told against the backdrop of post-World War II Germany and the... More > tensest moments of the Cold War. Eli is a young lieutenant in the U.S. Army, a Jew expected to defend the perpetrators of the Holocaust. While he struggles to protect his aging alcoholic company commander from a mutinous junior officer, he meets fraulein Lara Kohler. He initially pursues her just for sex, but it's her quirky personality and fascinating mind that ensnare him. In a country filled with former Nazis, there are bound to be secrets. He uncovers one layer of Lara's secrets after another until he must ask how much he can be expected to forgive. And how much responsibility she must carry? Lara's Shadow is a love story full of perplexities that strain the limits of atonement and forgiveness. It probes the mixture of good with evil, and the visitation of parents' guilt on their children.< Less