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EJN Reviews The Daughter Who Got Away

EJN Reviews The Daughter Who Got Away

April 17th, 2016

The Edmonton Jewish News gave a lovely review to Leora Freedman's The Daughter Who Got Away. They write, in part: "The Daughter Who Got Away is a multi-layered coming of age story by author Leora Freedman. It’s an enjoyable read that explores family bonds, mother daughter relationships and many of the nuances of small Jewish communities. ... the author skillfully takes us on a compelling journey of self-discovery and as the story unfolds, both mother and daughter evolve and their once estranged relationship emerges strengthened and healed." You can read the full review here: http://www.edmontonjewishnews.com/3403-2/[ . . . ] Read more . . .

NYC UPPER WEST SIDE MEETS CANADIAN BUSH

NYC UPPER WEST SIDE MEETS CANADIAN BUSH

April 15th, 2016

Literary novel explores mother-daughter reconciliation in Canadian wilderness

Celia is a 70-year-old New York artist and educator whose grown daughter Sharon has escaped the pace and expectations of Jewish East coast life to live in a tumble-down cabin in British Columbia.  Following a personal crisis, Celia braves a visit to the wilderness, where she and Sharon become involved with an idiosyncratic Jewish community made up of people one doesn’t meet in Manhattan.  What this community lacks in Yiddishkeit it makes up for in heart and spirit. After facing some of her own demons in this isolated and beautiful place, Celia gains strength[ . . . ] Read more . . .

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