The Family Markowitz

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Aug 22, 2005 - Fiction - 280 pages
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The Markowitz family made their first appearance several years ago in the pages of The New Yorker, to the delight of thousands of readers. Through weddings, death, academic conferences, even dreams, Allegra Goodman creates a uniquely humorous, telling, and familial world of conflict, confusion, and love that many readers--regardless of their background--will recognize and deeply enjoy.

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The family Markowitz

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Goodman's chronicles of Jewish life (Total Immersion, LJ 5/15/89) continue with three generations of the Markowitz family explored in ten delightful stories. Rose, the matriarch, loses second husband ... Read full review

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Once again astute descriptions of people from Goodman - you have got to love them while loathing them. Don't expect action, expect thrilling descriptions of little situations, find yourself shaking ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Allegra Goodman's work has appeared in The New Yorker, Allure, Commentary, and Slate. She is the recipient of a Whiting Award and the Salon magazine award for fiction. She lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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