David Hirshberg

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Average rating: 3.87 · 230 ratings · 55 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
My Mother's Son

3.85 avg rating — 227 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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Jacobo's Rainbow

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings2 editions
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Jerusalem, Drawn and Quartered by Sarah Tuttle-Singer
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Earlier this year, I read A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz. It was the first book that gave me real insight into modern-day Jerusalem, primarily from the vantage point of a young boy before, during, and after the War of Independence. It is a re ...more
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Surviving the Survivors by Ruth  Klein
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The Rocky Orchard by Barbara Monier
The Rocky Orchard
by Barbara Monier (Goodreads Author)
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The more I got into The Rocky Orchard, the more I enjoyed it. I had no idea where the author was going at the beginning (which is a good thing), wasn’t sure in the middle exactly what was going on, then started to acknowledge how deftly she wove this ...more
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The Nine by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg
The Nine
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In The Nine, Jeanne Blasberg shows off her chops as a terrific writer of send-ups — in this case, a fictitious prestigious New England prep school. (Full Disclosure: In the 1960s, I attended one of these schools as a boarding student, one of those th
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Caledonia by Sherry V. Ostroff
Caledonia
by Sherry V. Ostroff (Goodreads Author)
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Sherry Ostroff skillfully allows the reader to get an intimate sense of what life was like 300 years ago for an outsider in Scotland. We tend to either romanticize how life was then or just don’t think about it. But the author gets us to believe that ...more
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Saving Free Speech ... from Itself by Thane Rosenbaum
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The Sea Beach Line by Ben Nadler
The Sea Beach Line
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A River Could Be a Tree by Angela Himsel
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The Book of Stone by Jonathan Papernick
The Book of Stone
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My Mother's Son by David Hirshberg
My Mother's Son
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More of David's books…
“While it’s not true that clothes make the man, we do seem to have either inbred or environmentally inspired reactions to people at first glance, depending on their exterior.”
David Hirshberg, My Mother's Son: A Novel

“If only we could’ve known in advance is a common lament, but to me it misses the point. Not knowing is the essence of life, and this uncertainty makes it all worth living.”
David Hirshberg, My Mother's Son: A Novel

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