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Away
Bloom, Amy
Adult Fiction BLOOM

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Summary: Book-of-the-Month Club selection. New York Times bestseller. "Bloom has created an extraordinary range of characters settings and emotions. Absolutely stunning." - Publishers Weekly starred. "Amy Bloom gets more meaning into individual sentences that most authors manage in whole books." - The New Yorker. "Accessible to the point of pure enthrallment without compromising its eloquence or thematic strength. Yet it is also a classic page-turner one that delivers a relentlessly good read." - New York Times. Panoramic in scope Away is the epic and intimate story of young Lillian Leyb a dangerous innocent an accidental heroine. When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom Lillian comes to America alone determined to make her way in a new land. When word comes that her daughter Sophie might still be alive Lillian embarks on an odyssey that takes her from the world of the Yiddish theater on New York-s Lower East Side to Seattle's Jazz District and up to Alaska along the fabled Telegraph Trail toward Siberia.


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