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Paul has spent his life running—from New York, the city of his birth; from his beautiful beshert; from contact with his own siblings; but mostly from his mother, a Holocaust survivor of inexplicable coldness. Upon her mysterious death, the children face shocking questions. What caused her to die? Why did she divide their inheritance so that Paul, the least favorite son, ...more
Paperback, 212 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Leapfrog Press
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Willowamber
Jan 02, 2012 Willowamber rated it liked it
Easy reading, but like another person has mentioned I also found the characters rather unlikeable... which meant that i had to be in the mood to keep reading it. Not a complete waste of time but not game changing in my opinion.
Maha
Jan 22, 2010 Maha rated it it was ok
While I felt the characters weren't particularly likeable, they were rich in character, just bordering the bounds of believability. The tale itself was disjointed, pulling you in a number of directions, building up the anticipation of a radical finish, only to let you down with something fairly typical, not in the slightest out of the ordinary.

The saving grace of this somewhat mediocre novel is the occasional metaphor which is so striking to life that it carries you through, onto the next chapt
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Mar 31, 2014 Kelly rated it really liked it
The book certainly had me turning the pages quickly. It was heart wrenching as the author describes the characters and their fragile lives. This was a very difficult read in some ways, but well-worth my time.
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I've wanted to be an author since I was in second grade and fell in love with "The Three Musketeers", which I read to pieces. It hasn't been a swashbuckling life exactly, but one full of surprises, including recently selling my literary papers to Michigan State University's Libraries.

Since second grade, I've loved all sorts of books and have ended up writing nineteen books in many genres: memoir,
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