The Oriental Wife

The Oriental Wife

A Novel

Book - 2011
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The Oriental Wife is the story of two assimilated Jewish children from Nuremberg who flee Hitler’s Germany and struggle to put down roots elsewhere. When they meet up again in New York, they fall in love both with each other and with America, believing they have found a permanent refuge. But just when it looks as though nothing can ever touch them again, their lives are shattered by a freakish accident and a betrayal that will reverberate into the life of their American daughter. In its portrait of the immigrant experience, and of the tragic gulf between generations, The Oriental Wife illuminates the collision of American ideals of freedom and happiness with certain sterner old world virtues.

Baker & Taylor
Two Jewish childhood friends, who fled the Nazis, meet again after they are grown and marry, but their lives are changed dramatically when the wife suffers a debilitating accident.

Publisher: New York : Other Press, c2011
ISBN: 9781590514412
1590514416
Branch Call Number: Fiction Toynton
Characteristics: 289 p. ; 24 cm

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