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You don’t have to inspect the Egyptian-born, elderly Mel Weiss too closely to know that his life is mind-bogglingly routine. Having retired to South Florida’s Century Village, a predominantly Jewish senior citizen community, Mel is complicit with the tedium – until, one April morning, he awakes to find that his long-time wife, Judith, has disappeared. It’s not as if ...more
Kindle Edition, 224 pages
Published May 1st 2014 (first published April 23rd 2014)
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Caitlin Stewart
Apr 26, 2014 Caitlin Stewart rated it really liked it
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This book reminded me a lot of reading The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared; both novels provide insight into the realities of those aging in body, but not in mind, with lots of humour and interesting, unpredictable, plot lines. What I enjoyed most about 'Century Village' however, was the wonderful prose.

"[They] knew each other better than siglings. They were more like lovers able to decipher words from the gaps in conversation and trace meaning from the silence
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Zachary Katz was born in New York City and grew up in East Meadow (Long Island), where he first delved into writing poetry as an independent senior project. During his undergraduate years at Harvard, he was an active contributor and editor for a number of journals, including The Harvard Advocate (undergraduate journal of fiction, poetry, art, and criticism), The Triple Helix (publication for ...more
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