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By Jonathan Rabb

ISBN-10: 1536649309

ISBN-13: 9781536649307

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ISBN-13: 9781590518038

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“Jonathan Rabb is one among my favourite writers, a hugely proficient, heart-wise storyteller if ever there has been one. What a robust, relocating book.” —David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize and nationwide publication Award–winning author

A relocating novel a couple of Holocaust survivor’s unconventional trip again to a brand new general in Forties Savannah, Georgia
 
In overdue summer time 1947, thirty-one-year-old Yitzhak Goldah, a camp survivor, arrives in Savannah to stay together with his merely ultimate kinfolk. they're Abe and Pearl Jesler, older, childless, and an essential component of the thriving Jewish neighborhood that has been in Georgia because the founding of the colony. There, Yitzhak discovers a fractured global, the place Reform and Conservative Jews dwell separate lives--distinctions, to him, which are meaningless given what he has been via. He additional complicates issues whilst, a lot to the Jeslers' dismay, he falls in love with Eva, a tender widow in the Reform neighborhood. whilst a lady from Yitzhak's previous without notice appears--one who's much more shattered than he is--Yitzhak needs to make a choice from a depressing and tortured familiarity and the promise of a shiny new life.
     Set amid the backdrop of America's postwar south, Among the Living grapples with questions of id and belonging, and steps past the Jewish event because it situates Yitzhak's tale over the last gasp of the Jim Crow period. Yitzhak starts to discover echoes of his personal event within the lives of the black relatives who paintings for the Jeslers--an affinity he doesn't percentage with the Jeslers themselves. This awareness either surprises and convinces Yitzhak that his offerings aren't as uncomplicated as he may need thought.

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