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User Review  - alanna1122 - LibraryThing

i feel like I am still chasing my first Allegra Goodman high of Intuition. My thoughts on Kaaterskill Falls are a little mixed. I loved the setting - I thought Goodman gave a great sense of place in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bellettres - LibraryThing

Great book about what it means to be a member of a community, and how it's possible to still feel alone and separated from others. In this case, it's a community of orthodox Jews who live in ... Read full review

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User Review  - librarianshannon - LibraryThing

Another book I picked up because of the cover: "The National Bestseller" and a silver emblem "National Book Award Finalist." This one should be on my bookshelf, though I had never heard of it or the ... Read full review

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User Review  - artistlibrarian - LibraryThing

Another book I picked up because of the cover: "The National Bestseller" and a silver emblem "National Book Award Finalist." This one should be on my bookshelf, though I had never heard of it or the ... Read full review

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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

Kaaterskill Falls is a slice of life: a look at a tight-knit Jewish Orthodox community in the 1970’s that winters in New York’s Washington Heights and summers in a bungalow colony in Kaaterskill Falls ... Read full review

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User Review  - suesbooks - LibraryThing

I read this a second time, as I have to lead a book group for this work. On second reading, I'm still very impressed with the writing, but was disappointed that I was able to discover very little symbolism. Read full review

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User Review  - suesbooks - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed the writing style of this book. There is very little action, but such telling descriptions of many of the characters I felt I knew them. This book showed many of the dimensions involved when living in a very restricted Orthodox community. Read full review

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User Review  - vhoeschler - LibraryThing

Offers very interesting insights to Jewish values and traditions, but the story is very slow in the telling. Read full review

Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - Pam Oconnor - Goodreads

Story of a resort in upstate New York. The rather strict jewish community who vacationed there for the enite summer was beginning to rebel against the constraints of their religion. In addition their Rebbe was dying. The story revolves around several families including the family of the Rebbe. Read full review

Review: Kaaterskill Falls

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

I honestly could not put this book down. I must have been up most of the night reading it, to the annoyance of my husband. When I finished I gave it to him and then he understood. I love Allegra ... Read full review


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