Edition: First printing.
New York: Putnam, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in 1949, in Israel and Hungary, this is a reinvention of the biblical story of Ruth and Naomi, told this time as the story of two women emigrants to Israel: Nora, a prickly strong-willed Holocaust survivor, and Louisa, her German (and gentile) daughter-in-law. The author's second novel; her first won the Hopwood Award. 377 pp. ISBN: 0-399-146598.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (upper edge slightly bumped)