Jill Eisenstadt

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Jill Eisenstadt was raised in Rockaway, New York. She was educated at Bennington College and Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn.

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Jill Eisenstadt Hi Eve, Swell is not a straightforward sequel but Tim of From Rockaway is a main character, now several years older. Through him you find out what hap…moreHi Eve, Swell is not a straightforward sequel but Tim of From Rockaway is a main character, now several years older. Through him you find out what happened to the rest of the gang. Thanks so much for your interest! Jill(less)
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Jill Eisenstadt and 1 other person liked Megan Cooke's review of From Rockaway:
From Rockaway by Jill Eisenstadt
"This is a good summer read! It focuses on a group of friends who have just graduated high school in the small beach town of Rockaway. Stuck in that middle place between childhood and adulthood, the book follows them from graduation night to the follo" Read more of this review »
Jill Eisenstadt and 2 other people liked Laurie's review of From Rockaway:
From Rockaway by Jill Eisenstadt
"Found this book in a bookstore in Prague, of all places. What a lucky find. Eisenstadt recreates with brutal honesty the stark social world of teens in 1980s Rockaway. The writing is at once blunt, lyrical, and authentic. "
Jill Eisenstadt and 2 other people liked Tony Parsons's review of From Rockaway:
From Rockaway by Jill Eisenstadt
"Timmy, ChowderHead & Peg had the ultimate summer job.
Lifeguards at the Rockaway.
They also did their fair share of MJ, other drugs & lots of alcohol.
Rus limo driver was taking Alex, & the other 3 to the HS Sr. prom.
Sloane, Bean, Artie, lefty, Louie t" Read more of this review »
From Rockaway by Jill Eisenstadt
"Might just give this book five stars based on the acknowledgement page alone. Anyway I loved this a lot and I’m probably gonna use it as a PhD text. Welcome to Rachel’s mental academic brat pack, Jill Eisenstadt."
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