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Sharon Hart-Green

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Sharon Hart-Green's debut novel COME BACK FOR ME is a gripping story of trauma, loss, and the redemptive power of love set in the aftermath of World War II. Published in 2017 by The New Jewish Press (an affiliate of the University of Toronto Press), it was chosen as an Editors' Choice Book by the Historical Novel Society.
Sharon received her PhD in Judaic Studies from Brandeis University and has taught Hebrew and Yiddish literature at the University of Toronto. Her first book NOT A SIMPLE STORY (Lexington Books) was a study of the work of Hebrew novelist S. Y. Agnon. Her second book, BRIDGING THE DIVIDE (Syracuse University Press), is a compilation of her translations of the Hebrew poems of Hava Pinhas-Cohen.
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I can still trace my fascination with Jewish writing to the day I picked up a dog-eared copy of S.Y. Agnon’s Twenty-One Stories at a used bookstore in downtown Toronto. I was eighteen years old and pursuing a career in the theatre, reading Flaubert and Dostoevsky in breaks between rehearsals. I somehow thought that somewhere between French romanticism and Russian despair, I would find clues to... Read more of this blog post »
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Sharon Hart-Green ♥♥Mari♥♥ wrote: "Hi, Sharon! Thanks for the friend request! Your books sure look interesting! <3 : )"
Thanks, Mari. Hope you get a chance to read my novel COME BACK FOR ME which just came out a few weeks ago.


 ♥♥Mari♥♥ Hi, Sharon! Thanks for the friend request! Your books sure look interesting! <3 : )


Sharon Hart-Green Stacy wrote: "Happy Holidays Sharon!!!!!!!!!"

Thanks, Stacy. Happy holidays to you too!


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Stacy Happy Holidays Sharon!!!!!!!!!


Sharon Hart-Green Nice to connect! I was born and raised in Toronto, but moved to Boston for several years to attend grad school. But I'm back now and enjoying being in the city where I was raised.
Do you live in the UK? I was in London and Aberdeen recently and had a grand time!


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Jill Thank you for your friendship here on GRs, Sharon. I see you're from Toronto. I spent many happy years living in Toronto and Mississauga.


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