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The author of the explosive New York Times-bestselling memoir Unorthodox chronicles her continuing journey as a single mother, an independent woman, and a religious refugee. In 2009, at the age of twenty-three, Deborah Feldman walked away from the rampant oppression, abuse, and isolation of her Satmar upbringing in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to forge a better life for herself and her young son. Since leaving, Feldman has navigated remarkable experiences: raising her son in the a€œreala€ world, finding solace and solitude in a writing career, and searching for love. Culminating in an unforgettable trip across Europe to retrace her grandmothera€™s life during the Holocaust, Exodus is a deeply moving exploration of the mysterious bonds that tie us to family and religion, the bonds we must sometimes break to find our true selves.Why do you ask?a€ a€œSomeone ... Wea#39;re on our way to the beach.a€ It wasna#39;t until I ... Isaac had already started second grade, and the leaves had begun to curl by the time they arrived. The weather ... gelato in the shadow of the Flatiron Building, and narrowly avoided a collision with a truck driver in the East Village. We drove anbsp;...

Author:Deborah Feldman
Publisher:Penguin - 2014-03-25


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