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Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - David - Goodreads

A finalist for the 1998 National Book Award, Kaaterskill Falls traces the lives of Orthodox Jewish families who reside in Brooklyn but who summer in upstate New York during the late 1970's. Allegra ... Read full review

Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - Danielle - Goodreads

I'm not Jewish and know little about the lives of Orthodox Jews beyond the minimal reading I've done (Bernard Malamud's The Assistant, and Chaim Potok's The Chosen). So I can say that there are ... Read full review

Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - Christy - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book because I enjoy character studies. The plot is not the point with this book, but the thoughts, feelings, choices, and reactions to life of the characters. I am not Jewish ... Read full review

Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - Cathy - Goodreads

Very interesting since I knew nothing about orthodox Jews. Read full review

Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - Elyse - Goodreads

I'm so excited Allegra Goodman has a new book comin out soon! I read this before I was a 'Goodreads' member ---It was 'GREAT'! Read full review

Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - Jackie - Goodreads

It took a good 50 pages for me to get hooked (not laugh-out-loud funny like her Paradise Park novel), but completely engrossing once I was. Nothing really "happens" here - just a very interesting ... Read full review

Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

Set in 1976, the novel follows the lives of a small sect of Orthodox Jewish families who live in NYC and summer in Kaaterskill Falls. Goodman offers a look at both the comfort and the struggle of living in a closed community. It's beautifully written. Read full review

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User Review  - Zoey - Goodreads

A whole culture I didn't know about. Read full review

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User Review  - Deborah Harless - Goodreads

Wonderful book. Very thoughtful and observant of human relationships. Read full review

Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - Anita - Goodreads

After reading THE COOKBOOK COLLECTOR, which I loved, I wanted to go back and read Allegra Goodman's earlier works. Though very different, Kaaterskill Falls does not disappoint. Allegra Goodman is one of those authors who the reader will follow anywhere. A wonderful book, very rich and poignant. Read full review


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