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Heir to the glimmering world

Author: Cynthia Ozick
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cynthia Ozick is an American master at the height of her powers in Heir to the Glimmering World, a grand romantic novel of desire, fame, fanaticism, and unimaginable reversals of fortune. Ozick takes us to the outskirts of the Bronx in the 1930s, as New York fills with Europe"s ousted dreamers, turned overnight into refugees. Rose Meadows unknowingly enters this world when she answers an ambiguous want ad for an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Jewish fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Ozick
ISBN: 0618470492 9780618470495
OCLC Number: 54446286
Description: 310 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Cynthia Ozick.
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James A'bair, whose father is the author of the popular series "The Bear Boy," has taken in the eccentric Mitwisser family and the orphaned Rose Meadows, who must resist the pull of the actual Bear  Read more...

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Perhaps the fullest treatment yet of the European intellectual's flight from Hitler's Germany...one of Ozick's most interesting [works].Kirkus Reviews, Starred"Audacious. . .[A] brilliant apostrophe Read more...

 
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