Shad­ows on the Hudson

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March 21, 2013

A pierc­ing work of fic­tion with a strong claim to being Singer’s mas­ter­piece” (Richard Bern­stein, The New York Times), Shad­ows on the Hud­son traces the inter­twined lives of a group of Jew­ish refugees in New York City in the late 1940s. At its cen­ter is Boris Makaver, a pious, wealthy busi­ness­man whose great­est tri­al is his unsta­ble daugh­ter, Anna. A chain of events dis­rupts the lives of the close-knit com­mu­ni­ty as each refugee strug­gles to rec­on­cile the hor­rif­ic past with the dif­fi­cult present, as Singer explores both the nature of faith and the nature of love in the after­math of the Holocaust.

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