9780815609780

Feeding Mrs. Moskowitz and The Caregiver : Two Stories

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815609780

  • ISBN10:

    0815609787

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-04-30
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
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Summary

In this kindred pair of novellas, sisters Barbara Pokras and Fran Pokras Yariv explore the world of the elderly with deft humor and heart-wrenching detail. Pokras's Feeding Mrs. Moskowitz introduces us to the remarkable Golde Moskowitz, an elderly Russian widow living alone with her memories. In Golde's world, " are everywhere, the dead converse with the living, and even dreams are real. Natalie Holtzman, a thirty-six-year-old graphic artist longing for connection, fills her world with work and with Artie, her commitment-averse boyfriend. One sweltering summer morning, Natalie quite literally "runs into" Mrs. Moskowitz, and the lives of both women are forever changed.

Table of Contents

Feeding Mrs. Moskowit
Acknowledgmentsp. 5
The Accidentp. 6
The Honeymoonp. 32
Sometimes They Eat Their Youngp. 53
A Little Happinessp. 77
Epiloguep. 84
The Caregiver
Acknowledgmentsp. 93
A Bad Day for Piscesp. 94
The Passwordp. 99
Sunday in Purgatoryp. 104
The Note on the Doorp. 111
The Conservatorp. 121
Gone Shoppingp. 240
Bad Karmap. 156
The Lovebirdsp. 170
The Walk of Famep. 186
I Should Worry, I Should Carep. 198
A Creature of Habitp. 207
Good Karmap. 216
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