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Forest dark : a novel

Krauss, Nicole, author.,
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First edition.

Jules Epstein, a man whose drive, avidity, and outsized personality have, for sixty-eight years, been a force to be reckoned with, is undergoing a metamorphosis. In the wake of his parents' deaths, his divorce from his wife of more than thirty years, and his retirement from the New York legal firm where he was a partner, he's felt an irresistible need to give away his possessions, alarming his children and perplexing the executor of his estate. With the last of his wealth, he travels to Israel, with a nebulous plan to do something to honor his parents. In Tel Aviv, he is sidetracked by a charismatic American rabbi planning a reunion for the descendants of King David who insists that Epstein is part of that storied dynastic line. He also meets the rabbi's beautiful daughter who convinces Epstein to become involved in her own project, a film about the life of David being shot in the desert, with life-changing consequences. But Epstein isn't the only seeker embarking on a metaphysical journey that dissolves his sense of self, place, and history. Leaving her family in Brooklyn, a young, well-known novelist arrives at the Tel Aviv Hilton where she has stayed every year since birth. Troubled by writer's block and a failing marriage, she hopes that the hotel can unlock a dimension of reality, and her own perception of life, that has been closed off to her. But when she meets a retired literature professor who proposes a project she can't turn down, she's drawn into a mystery that alters her life in ways she could never have imagined. Bursting with life and humor, Forest Dark is a profound, mesmerizing novel of metamorphosis and self-realization, of looking beyond all that is visible towards the infinite.

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Palmyra Community Library KRA (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52127300359567
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Phelps Library Fic Kra (Text)
Adult Fiction
52143100392732
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Red Jacket Community Library F KRA (Text)
Adult Fiction
RJP0103921
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11/03/2017
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Sodus Community Library FIC KRA (Text)
Adult Fiction
52148300470063
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Victor Farmington Library KRA (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300807480
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Walworth-Seely Public Library FIC Krauss (Text)
Adult New Materials
52129300920042
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11/06/2017
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua FIC KRA (Text)
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31846002759099
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