The Resource Among the living, Jonathan Rabb, (electronic resource)

Among the living, Jonathan Rabb, (electronic resource)

Label
Among the living
Title
Among the living
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Rabb
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A moving novel about a Holocaust survivor's unconventional journey back to a new normal in 1940s Savannah, Georgia. In late summer 1947, thirty-one-year-old Yitzhak Goldah, a camp survivor, arrives in Savannah to live with his only remaining relatives. They are Abe and Pearl Jesler, older, childless, and an integral part of the thriving Jewish community that has been in Georgia since the founding of the colony. There, Yitzhak discovers a fractured world, where Reform and Conservative Jews live separate lives--distinctions, to him, that are meaningless given what he has been through. He further complicates things when, much to the Jeslers' dismay, he falls in love with Eva, a young widow within the Reform community. When a woman from Yitzhak's past suddenly appears--one who is even more shattered than he is--Yitzhak must choose between a dark and tortured familiarity and the promise of a bright new life. Set amid the backdrop of America's postwar south, Among the Living grapples with questions of identity and belonging, and steps beyond the Jewish experience as it situates Yitzhak's story during the last gasp of the Jim Crow era. Yitzhak begins to find echoes of his own experience in the lives of the black family who work for the Jeslers--an affinity he does not share with the Jeslers themselves. This realization both surprises and convinces Yitzhak that his choices are not as clear-cut as he might have thought"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rabb, Jonathan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.A215
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish families
  • Man-woman relationships
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Jewish
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Jewish families
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Manners and customs
  • Georgia
  • Georgia
  • United States
Label
Among the living, Jonathan Rabb, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn945571300
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590518045
Lccn
2016014056
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9C998145-A35B-4B69-9067-5B9DE3B5D1BB
System control number
(OCoLC)945571300
Label
Among the living, Jonathan Rabb, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn945571300
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590518045
Lccn
2016014056
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9C998145-A35B-4B69-9067-5B9DE3B5D1BB
System control number
(OCoLC)945571300

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