By Binnie Kirshenbaum
In Brooklyn, within the Age of Disco, Valentine Kessler -- a candy Jewish woman who bears a notable resemblance to the Virgin Mary of Lourdes -- has an unerring reward for shattering the goals and hopes of these who love her. Miriam, her long-suffering mom, betrayed and anguished through the husband she adores, seeks solace in day-by-day video games of mah-jongg with the women, a move among a Greek refrain and Brooklyn's rendition of the 3 clever males, who dispense recommendation, predictions, and care within the kind of poppy-seed cake and apple strudels. whilst her maximum worry for Valentine is learned, Miriam takes convenience within the suggestion that it could not get any worse. after which it does.
Sagacious, sorrowful, and hilarious, An nearly excellent Moment is a unique approximately moms and daughters, star-crossed fans, doctrines of the divine, and a colourful Jewish neighborhood that after outlined Brooklyn.
This P.S. version positive aspects an additional sixteen pages of insights into the e-book, together with writer interviews, steered analyzing, and more.
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