Family fictions: a novel

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Penguin, Jul 1, 1992 - Fiction - 273 pages
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The Schanbergs, a tight-knit Jewish clan, split off from the rest of the family and head for another life under a different name in the suburbs of New York City. Spanning 30 years, and moving from Manhattan to Harvard to a farm in upstate New York, this powerful tale of disguised lives and public masks shows us the consequences of denying ethnic and sexual identity to escape bigotry.

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An intergenerational saga (1930's-60's) about a Jewish family that denies its Jewishness until a homosexual son comes out of both the religious and sexual closet. The Schanberg family, under the aegis ... Read full review


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