"With Jewish tradition, a little Yiddish, and deep, very real characters, author Julie Zuckerman treats us to The Book of Jeremiah, a story of a complex life well lived from the 1930s through the first decade of the 2000s. Through 13 linked stories that go back and forth in time and focus on Jeremiah Gerstler and other prominent members of his family, we get a feel for history, the life of a Jew, and not so unusual family relationships. From Bridgeport CT to France to Queens, NY to Washington DC to the Berkshires to Israel…these stories take us on a journey both physical and emotional, with flawed characters influenced by upbringing, volatile times of war and change in history...."
So begins the beautiful review of The Book of Jeremiah from Book Nation by Jen. Read the full review and my interview with her here.