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Amy Bloom


Amy Bloom

Amy Bloom is the author of four novels: WHITE HOUSES, LUCKY US, AWAY and LOVE INVENTS US; and three collections of short stories: WHERE THE GOD OF LOVE HANGS OUT, COME TO ME (finalist for the National Book Award), and A BLIND MAN CAN SEE HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU (finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award). Her first book of nonfiction, NORMAL: Transsexual CEOs, Crossdressing Cops and Hermaphrodites with Attitudes, is a staple of university sociology and biology courses. Her most recent book is the widely acclaimed New York Times bestselling memoir IN LOVE. She has written for magazines such as The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Elle, The Atlantic, Slate and Salon, and her work has been translated into 15 languages. She is the Director of the Shapiro Center at Wesleyan University.

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Amy Bloom

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by Amy Bloom - Fiction

When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land. When word comes that her daughter, Sophie, might still be alive, Lillian embarks on an odyssey that takes her from the world of the Yiddish theater on New York’s Lower East Side, to Seattle’s Jazz District, and up to Alaska, along the fabled Telegraph Trail toward Siberia.