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There Are Jews in My House

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ISBN-10: 1400033896

ISBN-13: 9781400033898

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lara Vapnyar

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There Are Jews in My House is one of the most striking debuts of recent years. Tracing the lives and aspirations of Russians living in Moscow and Brooklyn, these poignant, sad and funny stories create a luminous new literary world. In the title story, set during the Second World War, Galina, a gentile, offers refuge to a Jewish friend and her daughter, only to find herself increasingly resentful of their presence in her home. In “Mistress,” a nine-year-old boy, new to America, escorts his grandmother to her weekly doctors’ appointments to interpret her myriad complaints. At the same time, he becomes aware that his grandfather may be involved with another woman. And in “Love…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/7/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.20" wide x 7.95" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Lara Vapnyar moved from Moscow to Brooklyn in 1994. Knowing very little English, she quickly picked up the language and soon began writing in it. She is the author of two story collections, There are Jews in My House and Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love, and a novel, Memoirs of a Muse. She lives in New York City with her family.

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