All Other Nights: A Novel

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W. W. Norton & Company, Mar 8, 2010 - Fiction - 384 pages
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“Slam-bang... superb... masterful... gripping... marvelous.”—Washington Post

How is tonight different from all other nights? For Jacob Rappaport, a Jewish soldier in the Union Army, it is a question his commanders have answered for him: on Passover, 1862, he is ordered to murder his own uncle, who is plotting to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. After this harrowing mission, Jacob is recruited to pursue another enemy agent—this time not to murder the spy, but to marry her. Based on real historical figures, this eagerly awaited novel from award-winning author Dara Horn delivers multilayered, page-turning storytelling at its best.
 

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When Jacob Rappaport's father decides Jacob should marry the daughter of one of his business parters, Jacob runs away and joins the Union Army. Caught up in some of the battles of the Civil War, when ... Read full review

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I enjoyed the content of this book more than the writing, which was fine, but not special. Since it was historical fiction, I was interested to learn about both the civil war and the treatment of the Jews. Read full review

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Dara Horn is a two-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction and one of Granta’s Best American Novelists. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and four children.

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