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The Romance Reader

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The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
Sep 01, 1996 | 304 Pages
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    Sep 01, 1996 | 304 Pages

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“This story, dealing as it does with guilt and God, is about a journey as brave as Huck Finn’s, as difficult as Holden Caulfield’s, as stark as any I’ve read.”
—Anne Roiphe, Los Angeles Times Book Review

“Wonderful . . . sheds light on two intriguing mysteries: life within an ultra-Orthodox Jewish communiy and the bittersweet passage through female adolescence.”
—Hilma Wolitzer, Newsday

“An assured, smoothly written book, narrated in a muted voice that seems to whisper secrets into the reader’s ear.”
The New York Times Book Reveiw

“Compelling throughout . . . we don’t want to leave Rachel without knowing everything that happens to her for the rest of her life.”
San Francisco Chronicle


Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Award WINNER

San Antonio Current Hot Tamale Award WINNER

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