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Gateway to the Moon by Mary Morris
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Mar 12, 2019 | ISBN 9780525434993

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“Rich storytelling woven with poetry. . . . If you haven’t read Mary Morris yet, start here. Now. Immediately.” —Jodi Picoult, author of Small Great Things

“Explores identity, faith, and family in a tale that spans more than five hundred years.” —The Christian Science Monitor

“A sweeping generational tale that stretches from the Spanish Inquisition to modern-day New Mexico.” —New York Post

“Morris weaves a clear and interesting tapestry, giving the reader an indelible impression of what life was like at the time of the Spanish Inquisition, as well as a variety of interesting character portraits. . . . A perfect vehicle for book club discussions.” —Jewish Book Counci
“An intriguing, carefully crafted tapestry. . . . Family secrets, mysteries and love are at the heart of this story of survival against all odds.” —

“This is a work so luminous, so important, that you could see it as a map of the way to live in our universe. . . . A dazzling masterpiece destined to be a classic.” —Caroline Leavitt, author of Is This Tomorrow

“Engrossing, richly textured, and spanning centuries with deftness and ease, Gateway to the Moon is Mary Morris’s most ambitious and best novel yet.” —Dani Shapiro, author of Hourglass

“It’s a great joy when a novel so rich in history is also a total page-turner. . . . A wonderful book, remarkable in its knowledge and a terrific story.” —Joan Silber, author of Improvement and Fools

“This exquisitely written novel suggests both the vastness and the intimacy of time—the ways in which the lives of the past echo in the lives of the living, whether we know it or not. A richly rewarding reading experience.” —Dan Chaon, author of Ill Will

“[An] enthralling saga. . . . Magnificent characters with complex psychologies, including adventurous entrepreneurs and several courageous women, populate this generational tale of the Sephardic diaspora. . . . With prose as clear as the star-strewn sky, Morris’s novel explores people’s hidden connections.” —Booklist (starred review)

“Achieves affecting, poetic notes, its vignettes illuminating one thread of the Jewish Diaspora. . . . Deploys a rich palette of detail and color.” —Kirkus Reviews

“[A] spirited story of hidden faith. . . . Morris’s richly detailed story explores the unlikely ways tradition can live on in the face of attempted annihilation.” —Publishers Weekly

“The story of the Torres family and its successful maintenances of ancient traditions . . . will have readers cheering.” —Library Journal 

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