Jewish Values: Tunes For Bears to Dance To

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Publication Year: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
101 p.
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A short, powerful novel that explores - but does not explain - the nature of evil. The setting is somewhere outside of Boston, a depressed urban environment that reflects the almost-ruined lives of several of its characters. A boy named Henry, whose older, beloved brother has been killed, falls into the clutches of a man who exploits Henry and his parents' vulnerability, and seeks to destroy Henry's innocence by bribing him to commit a senselessly cruel crime against a Holocaust survivor. The style is terse, almost cryptic, and it will leave readers with many questions. Classic for its treatment of the question of evil.
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ISBN: 
449219035
Book ID: 
984
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
No