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Matthew Stone, the alienated grandson of a Jewish trigger man for Murder Incorporated, discovers that his father - a dishonored N.Y. judge - has not only been a supporter of the extreme right wing in Israel, but he has kept a secret bank account to support pro-Israeli terrorist activities. It is how to access the mysterious truths inherent in the bank account that ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published November 30th 2007 by Exile Editions
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May 15, 2012 Nadine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wow.
Although a bit confusing at times (this is not a context I am very familiar with) I loved it. A young Jewish man, estranged from his father before he dies, misinterprets his father's wishes, ends up being brain-washed by extremist Jews fighting for Israel in the heart of Brooklyn. The book shows how easy it is to exploit someone who is in sorrow and pain.
Lovely reading by John Greenman, with very accurate expressions mirrored in his voice.
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Jonathan Papernick's first collection of short stories The Ascent of Eli Israel was published by Arcade Publishing in 2002 and received a full-page review in the New York Times and a starred review in Publishers Weekly.

His second collection of short stories There is No Other was published by Exile Editions in the spring of 2010. Author Dara Horn wrote about There is No Other, "Every single story
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