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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria F GOL (Text) 37521530948472 AMPL Adult New Fiction Shelf Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F GOL (Text) 34044000995827 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC GOLDBL (Text) 73174005040223 Adult: Fiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC GOL (Text) 39230031986092 Adult New Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC GOL (Text) 33187004594715 Fiction (adult) Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon F GOLDBLOOM (Text) 34330513411240 Adult - New Fiction Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell GOL (Text) 36823001692576 New Books Checked out 11/30/2019
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library FIC GOL (Text) 78551000543528 New Books Checked out 11/18/2019
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library FIC GOLDBLOOM (Text) 39206021590664 New Materials In process -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley FICTION GOLDBLOOM GOLDIE (Text) 30402004740785 NEW FICTION Checked out 11/30/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374175313
  • ISBN: 0374175314
  • Physical Description: 265 pages ; genealogical table ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2019]

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General Note:
Includes two different versions of the genealogical table, one in English, the other in Hebrew.
Summary, etc.:
Through one woman's life at a moment of surprising change, the award-winning author Goldie Goldbloom tells a deeply affecting, morally insightful story and offers a rare look inside Brooklyn's Chasidic community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, just a block or two up from the East River on Division Avenue, Surie Eckstein is soon to be a great-grandmother. Her ten children range in age from thirteen to thirty-nine. Her in-laws, postwar immigrants from Romania, live on the first floor of their house. Her daughter Tzila Ruchel lives on the second. She and Yidel, a scribe in such demand that he makes only a few Torah scrolls a year, live on the third. Wed when Surie was sixteen, they have a happy marriage and a full life, and, at the ages of fifty-seven and sixty-two, they are looking forward to some quiet time together. Into this life of counted blessings comes a surprise. Surie is pregnant. Pregnant at fifty-seven. It is a shock. And at her age, at this stage, it is an aberration, a shift in the proper order of things, and a public display of private life. She feels exposed, ashamed. She is unable to share the news, even with her husband. And so for the first time in her life, she has a secret--a secret that slowly separates her from the community. Goldie Goldbloom's On Division is an excavation of one woman's life, a story of awakening at middle age, and a thoughtful examination of the dynamics of self and collective identity. It is a steady-eyed look inside insular communities that also celebrates their comforts. It is a rare portrait of a long, happy marriage. And it is an unforgettable new novel from a writer whose imagination is matched only by the depth of her humanity.
Subject: Life change events > Fiction.
Hasidim > Fiction.
Married people > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Self-realization in women > Fiction.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Jewish fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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