Shadow Song: Shadow Song (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Mar 16, 2010 - Fiction - 400 pages
23 Reviews
In the summer of 1955, Madison Lee "Bobo" Murphy was a waiter at the Catskills' Pine Hill Inn. A rural Southerner, he had never heard the word meshugge until Avrum Feldman -- a retired New York City furrier -- became his unlikely friend. For Bobo, nothing about that special time and place ever lost its glow: Avrum's obsession with the haunting voice of a famous opera diva, music that no one else could hear; the exotic mingling of Yiddish and German in the dining room; and the girl he met and loved.

In everyone's life, Avrum claimed, there is one grand, undeniable moment that never stops mattering. For Bobo, it was his first glimpse of beautiful Amy Lourie. But, for a wealthy Jewish girl and a Georgia farm boy, the summer had to end, leaving Bobo with the pain of lost love. Nearly forty years later, his children grown and marriage comfortably routine, Bobo comes north once more; there, amidst the haunting hints of Amy's presence, she unexpectedly appears. Nothing has dimmed the passion of their youth, yet two lifetimes and a thousand Catskills sunsets stand between who they were and who they have become. The barriers between them are different now. But mysteriously, miraculously, Bobo reawakens the dream of a love larger than himself....
  

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User Review  - Sarah Conner - Goodreads

What a great book. What a great writer. This is not a romance novel. This is just plain ole good fiction. Kay makes you care about the characters, their loves and their losses. Good read Read full review

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User Review  - Dutch Rhudy - Goodreads

The first time I read this book, it was at a time in my life when it just fit. Long before I finished reading it a second time, every page brought back memories. An excellent novel, I've set back to read again some day. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
16
Section 2
53
Section 3
75
Section 4
89
Section 5
111
Section 6
129
Section 7
147
Section 8
162
Section 14
237
Section 15
251
Section 16
260
Section 17
270
Section 18
279
Section 19
306
Section 20
320
Section 21
337

Section 9
176
Section 10
189
Section 11
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Section 12
212
Section 13
227
Section 22
349
Section 23
358
Section 24
377
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About the author (2010)

Terry Kay's novels include Taking Lottie Home, The Runaway, Shadow Song, and the now-classic To Dance with the White Dog, twice nominated for the American Booksellers Book of the Year Award, and winner of the Southeastern Library Association Book of the Year Award. Terry Kay has been married for 44 years and has four children and seven grandchildren. He lives in Athens, Georgia.

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