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Discuss the book Being Esther by Miriam Karmel

Presented by Broward Main Library at Broward Main Library, Fort Lauderdale FL

Dec 11 2014
Discuss the book Being Esther by Miriam Karmel

In spare, refreshingly unsentimental prose, Miriam Karmel has given us one of literature’s finest portraits of the last days of a woman’s life. Born to parents who fled the shtetl, Esther Lustig has led a seemingly conventional life of marriage, two children, a life in suburban Chicago. Now, at the age of eighty-five, her husband is deceased, her children have families of their own, and most of her friends are gone. Being Esther is an exploration of aging, a search for meaning and better

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