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By Miriam Karmel

ISBN-10: 1571310967

ISBN-13: 9781571310965

ISBN-10: 157131105X

ISBN-13: 9781571311054

A marvelous fiction debut, Being Esther provides voice to Esther Lustig, a rare girl who has lived a traditional existence, during this touching exploration of getting older.

In spare, unsentimental prose, Miriam Karmel offers readers with one among literature’s most interesting graphics of the final months of a woman’s lifestyles. unhappy and fun, unpretentious and impressive, Karmel’s prose brings figuring out and great empathy to the nature of Esther Lustig, a lady who readers will realize and include. Born to oldsters who fled the shtetl, Esther Lustig has led a probably traditional lifestyles — marriage, young ones, a existence in suburban Chicago. Now, on the age of eighty five, her husband is deceased, her teenagers have households in their personal, and such a lot of her buddies are long gone. Even during this decreased , existence has its moments of richness, in addition to its memorable characters. Being Esther displays the necessity, as Esther places it, for greater roadmaps for becoming old.

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