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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (312 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer Narrator: Theodore Bikel, Julie Harris, John Rubinstein Publisher: Phoenix Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The late Nobelist's masterpiece takes a candid look into the lives of Holocaust survivors during the late 40s. Set in New York City, Shadows on the Hudson, Volume 2, the second in a four volume audiobook series, draws us into the intertwined lives of a circle of prosperous Jewish refugees.

At the center is Boris Makaver, a pious and wealthy businessman. His greatest trial is his daughter, Anna. Unhappy in her current marriage, she plans to escape with Hertz Grien, a man torn between ascetic yearnings and romantic entanglements.

From Makaver's gloomy Upper West Side apartment to the pastel resorts of Miami amid family quarrels, zealous religious debates, crooked seances, and a myriad of affairs and marriages Singer weaves a rich tapestry of American Jewry. Despite the characters' fervent and often ironic attempts to decipher life's enigmas, their questions remain, for the most part, unanswered. Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jane | 12/6/2013

    " Loved this book- did not like the ending it felt rushed! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Abigail Matthews | 10/22/2013

    " Absolutely fantastic..... Home sick and want to keep reading but no book in my queue could follow Shadows on the Hudson.... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Nipuna | 7/9/2013

    " I loved this novel about post WWII Jews in New York. It gave me a sense of my place as a completely disconnected descendant of Jews. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Samuel | 12/1/2012

    " Really great, but don't tell me what happens. Something Jewish and tragic probably? "

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About the Author
Author Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991) was the author of many novels, stories, children’s books, and memoirs. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978 and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction in 1989.