On the Shore by Ann S. Epstein

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"Epstein renders this world with precision, compassion, and special attention to the beautiful." -Laura Kasischke. Set from 1917–1925, On the Shore follows the upheaval in an immigrant Jewish family when, without telling his family, 16-year-old Shmuel Levinson (a.k.a. Sam Lord) strives to prove his manhood and escape his father’s pressure that he become a rabbi by enlisting in the Navy. "The novel hits its mark and leaves its powerful resonance and lasting impression." -Daniel Mueller From $5.99 SHOP NOW

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