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The matrimonial flirtations of Emma Kaulfield : a novel / Anna Fishbeyn.

Fishbeyn, Anna, (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library FIC FISHBEYN (Text) 39206021384696 Fiction Checked out 04/09/2018
Ohio Twp PL - Downtown Newburgh FIC FISHBEYN (Text) 39206021384688 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781628727586
  • ISBN: 1628727586
  • Physical Description: 422 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Arcade Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "An often laugh-out-loud comedy of conflicting manners, values, and customs, set against the backdrop of a Russian immigrant family's struggle to assimilate, their newfound love of capitalism, and their insistent push for their children's tangible success. Emma Kaulfield escaped the Soviet Union in the 1980s when she was 10--hers was one of the last Jewish families to be let out. Now a gorgeous young woman, going to grad school at NYU, chaffing at the cultural restraints of her heritage, Emma is engaged to someone just like her--a handsome young Russian Jew--but then a steamy encounter with a stranger in a restaurant bathroom turns into a torrid love affair. She wrestles with what she knows she should do (career vs. art); who she should love (one of her own vs. the exotic temptation), to remain loyal to her family, her people--after all they have suffered--or cut ties and defy those who love her"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Young women > Fiction.
Immigrant families > United States > Fiction.
Jews, Russian > United States > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Identity (Psychology) > Fiction.
FICTION > Literary.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Jewish fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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