And the Bridge Is Love

Author(s): Faye Moskowitz
Original Publish Date: Oct 25, 2011
Product Number: EB00663629
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781558617711
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A collection of life stories so funny, moving that "you don't have to be a Jewish feminist mama to love this book . . . but it wouldn't hurt" (Tablet Magazine). Here are the collected autobiographical writings of memoirist, poet, and professor Faye Moskowitz. Known for both her sense of humor—even in the bleakest of circumstances—and her insight into the relationships that define who we are, where we come from, and where we hope to be going, Moskowitz shares her own life stories in "a book that will make you stand up and cheer" (The Detroit News). From her childhood in Detroit during the Great Depression to the time when her mother abandoning the family to pursue her own dreams; from helping a dying friend simply get through another day to a hilarious account of binge eating at a wedding; from finding love and leaving home to building her own family and legacy, these recounted experiences give us "her piercingly tender observations about unlikely friendships, transgressive love, disappointing plants, and sacred Jewish rituals of the kitchen" (Lilith Magazine).